Senior Practitioner

Posted 26 July 2022
Salary £40000 - £45000 per annum + Additional Benefits
Job type Permanent
DisciplineSocial Work Fostering
Contact NameTom McKenna

Job description

A Kent-based Local Authority is looking for a Senior Practitioner to join their Adoption team. As the Senior Practitioner, you will be supporting the safeguarding and child in care teams across the region and take lead on supporting the permanency planning of children. This role is a full-time, and permanent position.

You will be joining this local authority's vision on supporting Children and Young people to make them feel safe and secure. As the ideal Senior Practitioner will need experience within an Adoption Team. You will need to be committed and have the drive to match this Local Authority's ambitions.

Benefits for you as the Senior Practitioner:

  • 27 Days Annual leave
  • Car Allowance
  • Retention Payment - £2,000
  • Career Progression Scheme
  • Relocation Scheme
  • Additional Discounts

Your responsibilities as the Senior Practitioner:

  • Manage and maintain a permanency planning lead tracker
  • Provide advice and information to the social work teams
  • Attend all permanency planning meetings with children social work teams
  • Identify potential foster for adopt cases, manage the referrals for foster to adopt

Requirements of you as the Senior Practitioner:

  • A recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/DipSW/CQSW)
  • A valid registration with Social Work England
  • Experience of working within Safeguarding Teams
  • Experience of working within Adoption Teams
  • Must hold a full UK Driving Licence

Location: Kent

Salary: up to £45,000 + Retainers

Please follow the instructions on this website, or alternatively contact Tom McKenna on 07587 031 100 or email for further details and please do be sure to leave your contact details

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