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Experienced Social Worker – Children in Care

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Are you an experienced social worker and want to join an Outstanding Local Authority? Merton’s Children in Care Service is looking for an Experienced Social Worker to join us. 

It’s an exciting time to join Merton’s Children in Care Service. We are looking for a Experienced Social Worker who can undertake effective work with children and young people who are looked after by Merton. You will have experience of care proceedings and be committed to responding effectively to the needs of looked after children and young people. 

Merton takes pride in being an inclusive and diverse borough. As a social Worker in the Children in Care Service you will work with children and young people who are looked after by Merton, ensuring they are fully supported to achieve and transition confidently into adulthood. You will work with individuals from a variety of backgrounds, including unaccompanied asylum-seeking children and young people.

We support relationship-based model and use the Signs of Safety framework to develop effective plans for our looked after children and young people.

For an informal discussion about the role please contact Team Manager Rosemary Frimpong on 02085453264 or email



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