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Senior Practitioner - Child and Families Team

  • Salary: Up to £35 per hour
  • Location: Totnes, Devon
  • Date posted: 23-08-2019
  • Sector: Local Authority, Social Work
  • Job type: Contract
  • Job reference: HQ00003648_1566570050

Devon County Council are actively searching for experienced Senior Practitioners to join their Southern Children and Families Team. The role is a full-time 3-month rolling contract with a competitive salary of £35p/h.

Located within the South Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Totnes has excellent road and rail links. The Mainline station, being a mile from the Local Authority's office, having direct trains to Plymouth, Penzance and London.

Benefits for you as the Senior Practitioner:

  • Competitive pay rate of £35p/h
  • Friendly and welcoming team
  • Typical contracts last 6+ months
  • Free Parking

Job Responsibilities

As well as the usual responsibilities found in a Senior Practitioner role you will be:

  • Providing additional support and training to some less experienced Social Workers
  • Taking ownership of complex caseloads
  • Providing some practice development opportunities (e.g. Leading on group supervision)


  • Social Work Qualification and a minimum of two years post qualified experience
  • HCPC registration
  • Clear Enhanced DBS
  • Car Driver with Clean Licence

Location: Totnes (TQ9 5NE)

Rate: £35p/h

If you want to discuss anything regarding this Senior Practitioner vacancy please contact Kenny Mansfield on the following:

0118 948 5555

If this role isn't right for you, but you are still looking for a change within Social Work, get in touch, as we have many other opportunities!