Edge of Care Social Worker


Haringey Council - Alexandra House

Closing Date:

09 Oct 2022

Job description

Contract Terms

Grade: SWC

Salary: £33988 – £45628

Full Time, Permanent (36 Hours per week)

1 vacancy required

Closing Date: Sun 09/10/2022

Shortlisting: Tue 11/10/2022

Interviews: Wed 26/10/2022

About Haringey

We are investing in creating a better borough for all our residents and bettering the lives of children and young people in Haringey is our first corporate priority. We are located in the north of the capital with a population of approximately 250,000 people and a growing population of 0-19-year-olds. We are a diverse and fast-changing borough and tomorrow’s leaders; artists and innovators are busy growing up here.

Haringey is transforming its services for children and young people, and have already made exciting, innovative changes as we strive for excellence in all we do.

In short, we’re a council with high ambitions; a place to work that is full of energy and focus. Our teams have passion, integrity and commitment, and people join us, do so as they see Haringey is a learning organisation, and the people that work here strive for continuous improvement in their practice, aiming high to ensure we provide outstanding outcomes for our children.

We offer a great place to develop a career that is yours to own.

About the Role

You will be a part of the HART Team that exists to ensure that children who are at risk of coming into care and their families are supported quickly and effectively.

The role involves working within the principles of Think Family Approach and adopting creative approaches to support children and young people to avoid coming into the care system or being accommodated.

You will be working alongside parents supporting them to defuse family situations, co-ordinating and providing support services.

The role also purposeful in working within the reunification practice framework that is outcome focussed on supporting children to return/remain with their families and carers.

About You

We’re looking for a resilient, experienced Social Worker who is passionate about improving children and young people’s lives and who share our ambition and energy in embracing new ways of working.

You would already be embracing multi-disciplinary approach, working closely with therapeutic practitioners, using a strengths-based approach to look at the child and family strengths to supporting children to staying or returning into family living.


As an employer of choice, Haringey Council offers an extensive benefits package including excellent pension scheme and continued professional development.

For a full list of benefits on offer, please visit: https://www.haringey.gov.uk/jobs-and-training/working-children-and-young-people-s-service 


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