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ASTI - Social Worker - Senior Practitioner

  • Salary: Up to £32 per hour
  • Location: Birmingham, West Midlands
  • Date posted: 24-12-2020
  • Sector: Social Work
  • Job type: Contract
  • Job reference: J475_1608818274

Birmingham Childrens Trust are looking for experienced Senior Social Work Practitioners on a Locum basis for their Children's ASTI Team. As a Senior Social Work Practitioner within the Team you will be carrying out single child and family assessments as well as initial child protection and court work in order to safeguard and promote the children in need / at risk.

You will have a reduced caseload of more complex cases, on an average of 18, which is below England's average in order to best utilise your skills and experience. You will be able to work as a Mentor within the Team, sharing your expertise with less qualified Social Workers and may also be involved in their supervision and development.

They are also offering £100 per week for travel/accomodation for people who live over 30 miles from the city. As well as this, they are offering remote working, where you will only need to travel when doing visits. And finally, you can work flexible hours, meaning you can work outside of the normal 9-5 standard hours.

What are the requirements?

  • 2 Years Post Qualifying experience
  • HCPC registration
  • Car Driver with own vehicle preferred but not essential

What sets you apart from the crowd?

  • Car Driver with own vehicle preferred but not essential
  • Strong knowledge of the Children's Act 1989 and other relevant legislation
  • Strong assessment and independent decision-making skills
  • Be able to organise and prioritise admin and reports of your caseload, within given timescales
  • Knowledge of Child Development and of Family Functioning dynamics.

What do you get?

  • Be a fully supported and supervised member within the team with excellent team structure
  • On site parking provided as standard
  • Highly competitive pay rates
  • Nurturing Authority who like to develop people within their teams
  • £100 towards travel if you are over 30 miles from Birmingham
  • Can work flexible hours as long as you work the full 37 a week

Why Charles Hunter Associates?

  • You will work with your own dedicated consultant whose main concern is your career, and consultants that have sector knowledge and experience
  • Referral Bonus Scheme of £250 if you refer a "friend" or "colleague" looking for work

If you are interested in this application and wish to apply please follow the application instructions stated on the website, or alternatively you can contact Charles Hunter Associates directly and speak to Luke Longman 0118 948 5555 / 07436 380232

*PLEASE NOTE ALL MANAGERS ARE CURRENTLY OFFERING SOCIAL WORKERS AS MUCH HOME WORKING AS POSSIBLE BASED ON CURRENT COVID-19 PANDEMIC IN ORDER TO PROTECT YOU WITHIN THE ROLE*

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