Redbridge is an ambitious, diverse and exciting east-London borough. What we do is driven by changing our relationship with local people to support our vision. As a result, we've developed innovative ways to build our communities and transform our Council.
We're one of the fastest growing parts of the country and the third most diverse London borough. Our communities are attracted by a mixture of excellent schools, relatively affordable housing, high-quality open space and rapid transport connections into the heart of the City.
Are you looking for a new challenge?
Do you have what it takes to work in a vibrant and busy team in Redbridge Children's Services?
Are you able to work with in an innovative and supportive service that puts the child's wellbeing at the forefront of all decision making and planning?
If you answered yes to any of the above questions then we want to hear from you!
This is an exciting time for Redbridge as we are seeking experienced Senior Social Work Practitioners and Social Workers to join our busy teams across a number of different locations with good transport links into Central London.
We are currently recruiting to a number of vacancies across our Children and Families services due to the recent investment in our services. We offer excellent support and development opportunities. Redbridge is also committed to ensuring staff have manageable caseloads.
You will have a detailed understanding of the Children's Act, relevant legislation policies and procedures; be registered with Social Work England and have a recognised social work qualification. As part of our safer recruitment strategy, all Social Worker posts require an Enhanced DBS check and references may be taken up prior to interview.
Please clearly indicate in your statement which post(s) you are applying for and if you have a preferred Service Area to work in. The vacancies are in the following teams:
Child Protection and Assessment Teams;
- Social Workers (all levels)
*Carrying out assessments of children and young people at risk*
Redbridge is a diverse borough committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Our approach is about enabling Social Workers to build relationships with service users in order to deliver real, meaningful change for children and young people.
Redbridge is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. As part our safer recruitment strategy, all Social Worker posts require an Enhanced DBS check and references may be taken up prior to interview
Ambitious for Redbridge; embracing diversity and promoting equality and fairness for all.
Level 1 Social Worker JDPS
Level 2 Social Worker JDPS
Level 3 Social Worker JDPS
Senior Social Work Practitioner JDPS
Team Manager JDPS
Practice Manager JDPS
All short-listed applicants will need to demonstrate proof of right to work in the UK. At the London Borough of Redbridge, we receive a high volume of great-quality applicants, we therefore may close a vacancy earlier than advertised. Early applications are therefore encouraged.
We are committed to employment practices that promote diversity and inclusion in employment and welcome applications from qualified applicants regardless of age, disability, gender identity, sex, marriage and civil partnership status, pregnancy and maternity status, colour, race, religion, or belief.