Violence and Vulnerability Exploitation Social Worker


Haringey Council - Alexandra House

Closing Date:

09 Apr 2023

Job description

Contract Terms

Grade: SWC
Salary: £36217 – £47857 per annum
Recruitment & Retention Allowance will be included in your salary depending on the team
Full Time, Permanent (36 Hours per week)
1 vacancy required
Closing date: Sunday 9th April 2023
Interview Date: To be confirmed by the line manager

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

Haringey’s Violence and Exploitation Team delivers intensive outreach intervention with young people at high risk of becoming involved in group related offending, county lines, serious youth violence including gangs and child criminal exploitation, child sexual exploitation; and/or who are missing, vulnerable and exploited.

About You

We need a versatile and enthusiastic officer to drive a range of work aimed at keeping young people safe from violence, exploitation, and gangs. As a Social Worker, you will be  undertaking direct work with Young People, offering them diversion and exit support away from exploitation to include avoid them becoming involved in county lines and criminal activity.

You will be working with key agencies to ensure young people and children receive targeted support to keep them engaged in education. Undertaking assessment of risk and protection, providing young people with consistent support and opportunities into employment or further education and training.


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

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