Senior Practitioner

Posted 19 September 2022
Salary £41000 - £47024 per annum + benefits
LocationBirmingham
Job type Permanent
DisciplineSocial Work
ReferenceJ5680_1663602071
Contact NameJamil Olweny

Job description

A Local Authority is looking for a Senior Practitioner (Adoption & Assessment Support). This is a Permanent positions and is full time.

This Local Authority have made a number of changes as they are striving to be "Outstanding" rated. You will be experienced in ensuring that the welfare of Children & Young people is safeguarded. This Adoption service is a part of the Regional Adoption Agency.


What is on offer for you as the Senior Practitioner:

  • Excellent training, development & progression opportunities
  • 29 days of annual leave + public holidays (further gained with longer service)
  • £2,400 retention payment (annual)
  • £1,000 golden hello (if more than 3 years experience)
  • Retention payment of £5,000
  • Relocation package of £8,000
  • Flexi-working scheme
  • Childcare vouchers
  • A Local Authority Pension Plan
  • Various employee discounts
  • Other terrific benefits

Duties and Responsibilities for you as the Senior Practitioner:

  • Undertake assessments
  • Supervision of less experienced staff
  • Reporting to Team Manager
  • Therapeutic working
  • Hold a complex caseload


Requirements for you as the Senior Practitioner:

  • A recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/Diploma)
  • Registered with Social Work England
  • Significant experience within Adoption
  • Significant experience within Children's Social Work
  • A working knowledge and understanding of the current legislation and frameworks relevant to Children Social Care


Location: Birmingham

Salary range: £41,000 - £47,024 d.o.e + benefits

Closing Date: ASAP - Interview can be set up quickly


Please follow the instructions on this website, or alternatively contact Jamil Olweny


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