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Leaving Care Advanced Practitioner

  • Salary: A salary of up to £38,000 + benefits
  • Location: West Yorkshire
  • Date posted: 12-02-2019
  • Sector: Social Work
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: HQ00005010_1549960907

As the Advanced Practitioner, you will be a Children's/Young Person's Social Worker from a Leaving Care background.

This is a permanent and part-time position (3.5 days) and you will be office-based with a view of starting in early 2019. This is a team of mixed professionals working to support Looked after Children, Care Leavers and Asylum Seekers. You will need to have the commitment and drive to be successful in this position with this organisation who aspire to be "Outstanding" rated by Ofsted across all services.

What is on offer for the Advanced Practitioner:

  • 26 days of annual leave + public holidays
  • A growing and excellent team
  • A competitive Pension Scheme
  • Other terrific benefits

  • Duties and Responsibilities for the Advanced Practitioner:
  • Quality Assurance
  • Staff training & development
  • Managing & supervising staff to enhance performance (3 or 4 social workers)
  • Holding a small caseload
  • Developing and providing services which are culturally sensitive and empowering for all service users
  • Supporting the Service Manager

  • Requirements of the Advanced Practitioner:
  • A recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/Diploma)
  • Registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)
  • Significant experience of working within Looked after Children and or Care Leaver teams
  • Safeguarding experience
  • A working knowledge and understanding of the current legislation and frameworks relevant to LAC, Asylum Seekers and Care Leavers

Location: West Yorkshire

Salary: Negotiable dependent on experience

Please follow the instructions on this website, or alternatively contact Jamil Olweny on 0118 948 5555 or for further details and please do be sure to leave your contact details

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