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Senior Practitioner - Independent Fostering Agency

  • Salary: £34000 - £37000 per annum + Car Allowance
  • Location: Wrexham
  • Date posted: 15-10-2019
  • Sector: Private & Voluntary, Fostering, Adoption, Local Authority, Social Work
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: HQ00006309_1571153717

A well-renowned multiple service providing Independent Fostering Agency is looking for an Senior Practitioner covering a low case load over North Wales and the Wirral area.

This role is a full-time, permanent position and majority of this role will be home-based. The ideal Social Worker will have A good knowledge of fostering regulations and experience as an Senior Practitioner preferably within the private sector.

Benefits for you as the Senior Practitioner:

  • The flexibility to work in a partly home-based role
  • Annual leave of 25 days + 8 public holidays + birthday off
  • Car Allowance
  • Contributory pension
  • Private healthcare

Your responsibilities as the Senior Practitioner:

  • Providing professional mentoring and monitor the continued suitability and competence of assessing Social Workers
  • Recruiting & Assessing prospective of foster carers
  • Contribution to Foster Carer & Social Worker training
  • Provide and record regular supervision to assessing Social Workers

Requirements of you as the Senior Practitioner:

  • A recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/DipSW/CQSW)
  • Significant experience of working with Looked after children
  • Child care law and safeguarding issues
  • Experience of working within Fostering
  • Must hold a full UK Driving Licence

Location: North Wales

Salary: Up to £37,000 + Company Car

Please follow the instructions on this website, or alternatively contact Akeel Shabir on 0118 948 5555 or for further details and please do be sure to leave your contact details.

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