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Senior Practitioner

  • Salary: £35000 - £37000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
  • Location: Worcestershire
  • Date posted: 16-10-2017
  • Sector: Fostering, Social Work
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: HQ00002923_1508173353

Senior Practitioner - Worcestershire

Salary of up to £37,000 per annum + excellent benefits

A highly reputable, family owned, Independent Fostering Agency that provides a range of Fostering Services are looking for an experienced Supervising Social Worker/Senior Practitioner to superb Fostering team.

This post offers an excellent opportunity for an experienced Senior Supervising Social Worker looking to further their career within fostering.


  • Salary of up to £37,000 per annum
  • Generous annual leave + public holidays
  • Mileage paid at 0.45ppm
  • Pension Scheme
  • Flexible working
  • Development opportunities

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Management and supervision of Staff
  • Training and developing Staff
  • Contribute to service development
  • Holding a small case load (the role remains "hands on")
  • Taking a lead on the recruitment of foster carers


  • A recognised Social Work qualification (CQSW/DipSW)
  • Active registration with the Health Care Professionals Council (HCPC)
  • Significant experience within Fostering or Children's Services
  • Post qualification award to show progression (desirable)
  • NVQ Level 4 Registered Managers Award or Leadership in Health and Social Care Level 5 (desirable) or must be willing to work towards this
  • An excellent working knowledge and understanding of the current legislations and frameworks relevant to Children Social Care, Fostering and Adoption including the Children's Act 1989 and its application to Social Work practice
  • Knowledge of OFSTED services and inspection framework
  • You must hold a full UK driving licence and have access to a fully functional vehicle

CLOSING DATE: 31st October 2017

Want to apply?

To apply for this please follow the instructions on this website, contact Jamil Olweny on 0118 9485 555 or for further details