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Lead Practitioner - Children's Social Services

  • Salary: £24 - £25 per hour
  • Location: Bootle
  • Date posted: 09-05-2017
  • Sector: Social Care, Social Work
  • Job type: Contract
  • Job reference: HQ00001870
Sefton Council is currently looking for an addition to their Children's team based in various locations around the borough.


* Minimum 2 years post qualification experience
* HCPC Registered
* Enhanced DBS on the update service
* Social Work Qualification

Roles and Responsibilities:

* Support the team manager in the management, development and leadership of the social work team
* Safeguard and promote welfare of vulnerable children, young people and their families
* Deliver high quality services that address need and lead to improved outcomes whilst managing the reputation of the service and the council
* Support social workers in managing complex caseloads and depending on local circumstance, the post holder will carry an agreed workload of complex or specialist cases as required
* Risk assessment and critically analysed to inform the plan
* Apply the principles of the Working Together Framework to promote best outcomes for children, young people and families

Why Charles Hunter Associates?

* Free access to our CPD training, easily accessible online (worth £500 perannum) which contributes to HCPC
* You will have support from your own dedicated consultant who is focused on your career and development as a person. They will have their own specialised knowledge and experience to place you in the best possible roles to suit your skills and needs.
* Competitive hourly rates
* Bonus referral scheme of £250 if you refer a "friend" or "colleague" looking for work.
* Compliance Plus accredited and recently awarded "Most Effective Compliance Operation".

If you are interested please get in touch with Charles Hunter Associates on 01189 485 555 and ask for Talib Jetha directly. Alternatively, you are able to apply through the website following the instructions as stated.