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Senior Practitiioner - Children's Court Team

  • Salary: Up to £35 per hour
  • Location: Thurrock, Essex
  • Date posted: 18-09-2018
  • Sector: Social Work
  • Job type: Contract
  • Job reference: HQ00004089_1537267902

Thurrock Council are currently looking for an experienced Locum Social Worker to join their Children's Court Team as a Senior Practitioner.

"Requiring improvement" in their last OFSTED Social Work inspection, they are looking for dedicated and motivated individuals to join their service and help strive to achieve the improvements they have recently rolled out to improve. As a Senior Practitioner you would be dealing with the most complex of cases relating to Child Protection, and Proceedings work, but also assisting NQSW and ASYE students by supervising them within the Team. It is a great opportunity to share the wealth of knowledge you would have developed as well as be able to keep up direct family work, with a reduced caseload.

Located to the East of London it has strong over ground, as well as being easily accessed via the M25.

What are the Social Work requirements?

  • 2 years post qualifying experience
  • HCPC registration

What sets you apart from the crowd?

  • 3+ years' experience within Front Line Children work
  • Strong experience in Court work, reporting and attendance
  • Highly adaptable and flexible working individual able to integrate in to a new structure within the Local Authority
  • Experience supervising NQSW and ASYE's previously

What do you get?

  • Great work life balance with easy access to large shopping centres, sporting venues, and parks
  • Highly competitive pay rates based on the surrounding authorities paying £35 ph
  • Nurturing Authority who like to develop people within their teams, and due to £2.5 million grant are extremely well resourced and supported
  • The opportunity to be a part of a newly created team, offering great progression opportunities when looking at moving into higher positions.

Why Charles Hunter Associates?

  • Free Access to our CPD training, easily accessible online (worth £500) which contributes to HCPC
  • 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 Brian Allbrighton 0118 948 5555.