Newham

Social Worker Jobs in Newham

Welcome to all about social work in the London Borough of Newham!

Newham is a diverse borough with a vibrant population which will give you the opportunity to develop your advocacy voice and improve the lives of thousands of people and families.

Adults’ and Children’s Social Worker Jobs in Newham

Here at Newham, we embrace new ways of working while supporting social workers to access the knowledge and skills they need to progress their career.

We are looking for skilled social workers and social work leaders who have the experienced of working across the following service adult social care to join our team and be part of delivering excellent services to improve the outcome for adults to live as independently as possible within the community. We have the following service areas: mental health, learning disabilities, hospital (includes hospital discharge) AMHP, Safeguarding and Adults (including complex care and review).

Are you an experienced social worker or social work leader wanting the opportunity to demonstrate your dynamic excellent skills?

If the answer is yes, then we are looking for you to join the team and be part of delivering excellent services to improve outcomes for vulnerable children and young people within the following services: MASH, assessment, intervention, leaving care and looked after children.We look forward to welcoming you to Newham Children’s Services.

Adults’ and Children’s Social Worker Jobs in Newham

Here at Newham, we embrace new ways of working while supporting social workers to access the knowledge and skills they need to progress their career.

We are looking for skilled social workers and social work leaders who have the experienced of working across the following service adult social care to join our team and be part of delivering excellent services to improve the outcome for adults to live as independently as possible within the community. We have the following service areas: mental health, learning disabilities, hospital (includes hospital discharge) AMHP, Safeguarding and Adults (including complex care and review).

Are you an experienced social worker or social work leader wanting the opportunity to demonstrate your dynamic excellent skills?

If the answer is yes, then we are looking for you to join the team and be part of delivering excellent services to improve outcomes for vulnerable children and young people within the following services: MASH, assessment, intervention, leaving care and looked after children.We look forward to welcoming you to Newham Children’s Services.

About us

Our population is growing rapidly. By 2025 it is estimated to reach at least 376,000 from 242,000 (2010 census).

It is the most ethnically diverse local authority in England and Wales with high rates of mobility of 19.4% population turnover. 25th most deprived LA in England (was 2nd in 2010); 4th in London. It has the highest birth rate and the highest proportion of young people in the country – 24% of the population.

We were the host borough to the 2012 London Olympics and 2017 World Athletics Championships.

We currently employ about 4,900 staff across the council.

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Social Work in Newham

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We are looking for highly motivated social workers and leaders who are passionate about social work and what to make a difference in the lives of those they support.

Along with that we are looking for good advocacy skills and professional pride in the work they do.

Hear it from our staff

If you want to find out more about working in Newham why not find out from the staff who are working here by accessing the videos on the Adult and Children pages.

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Investing in Social Work

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We're investing in delivering a national vision for excellent children’s social care now and in the future. We are striving to bring the best people into the profession by actively engaging with social work training to ensure students and trainees are acquiring the right knowledge and skills to do the job.

Newly Qualified Social Workers and the ASYE

We ensure all Newly Qualified Social Workers (NQSW) are fully supported in their first year of practice by providing the following opportunities:

  • Shadowing peers and other professionals
  • Co-working with more experienced professionals
  • Peer group mentoring and guided reading from an external support supervisor
  • Familiarisation with the local community
  • Discussions with more experienced colleagues
  • 10% of the time to be ring fenced for training and development activity
  • Access to additional funds for support of own professional development
  • Supervision weekly for the first six weeks
  • Supervision sessions fortnightly for next six months
  • 10% reduction in caseloads
  • Training and development activities including external seminars and conferences
  • Training and support for assessors
  • A salary increase of two increments on successful completion of the programme.
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The North East London Social Work Teaching Partnership

The North East London Social Work Teaching Partnership

The North East London Social Work Teaching Partnership (NELTP) comprises the London boroughs of Barking and Dagenham, Havering, Newham, Redbridge and Tower Hamlets together with the University of East London and London Metropolitan University.
The NELTP has been funded by the Department for Education from 2018 to 2020 to improve standards in the Social Work workforce in our region.
NELTP works with promoting and developing exceptional social work practice.
The Teaching partnership works collaboratively to support the social work profession and to be at the forefront of the latest developments taking place locally.

Apply now

We have made this as easy as possible.  Click on the service you want to join, Adults or Children’s and then upload your CV.

To come and join social work in Newham you can apply now.

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