Senior Practitioner

Posted 06 March 2023
Salary £39000 - £45000 per annum + Additional benefits
LocationCentral Bedfordshire
Job type Permanent
Discipline Social Work
Contact NameTom McKenna

Job description

A Local Authority is looking for a Senior Practitioner to join their Children's Social Care Team. As the Senior Practitioner, you'll visit children and families in their homes, and complete assessments of their needs and risks. You'll co-ordinate referrals, devise care plans and produce clear reports.

This role is a full-time, and permanent position.

You will be joining this local authority's vision on supporting children to make them feel safe and secure whilst ensuring children's voices are listened to and acted upon. As the ideal Senior Practitioner, you will need to have leadership and management experience within a children's social work teams.

Benefits for you as the Senior Practitoner:

  • Generous Annual leave
  • Relocation package up to £8,500
  • £5,500 market supplement
  • Car Allowance
  • Contributory pension Scheme
  • Progression Opportunities
  • Child Care Vouchers
  • Additional Discounts

Your responsibilities as the Senior Practitoner:

  • Work holistically with families with multiple and complex needs to enable them to make changes and improvements to their lives.
  • Provide leadership and work across the service to deliver improved outcomes for children, young people and families.
  • Deliver a range of targeted help, family support and effective interventions which build resilience, remove barriers and enable children to look forward to a brighter future.

Requirements of you as the Senior Practitoner:

  • A recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/DipSW/CQSW)
  • A valid registration with Social Work England
  • Management qualification or proven experience
  • Significant experience of working within Children and Families Teams
  • Must hold a full UK Driving Licence

Location: Luton

Salary: Up to £45,000

Please follow the instructions on this website, or contact Tom McKenna on 07587 031100 or email for further details and please do be sure to leave your contact details

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