Senior Practitioner - Looked After Children (LAC)

Posted 08 September 2023
Salary Up to £47000 per annum + Additional Benefits
Job type Permanent
Discipline Social Work
Contact NameAdam Smith

Job description

The Role

A Local Authority is looking for a Senior Practitioner in the Kent area. Working to support Children and Young People to feel safe and secure. This Senior Practitioner Role will be in the Looked After Children (LAC) Team.

This is for a full-time, permanent position. The ideal Social Worker will have worked in a Looked After Children Team. The right candidate should be dedicated and have the passion to align with this Local Authority goals.


  • Generous Annual Leave
  • £6,000 Market Premia
  • Retention Payment of £3,000 after 1st year service
  • Career Progression
  • Excellent Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Additional Benefits

Main Responsibilities:

  • Provide expertise, professional advice and management support to Social Workers
  • Safeguard and promote the wellbeing of vulnerable children and young people
  • Being accountable for the quality of care given
  • Attain and provide high levels of Social Work practice and values

Skills and Qualifications Required

  • A Recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/DipSW/CQSW/CSS or equivalent).
  • A valid registration with Social Work England Registration
  • Significant experience of working within Childrens Teams.
  • A working knowledge and understanding of the current legislation and frameworks relevant to Children Social Care
  • Full UK Driving Licence and the ability to be mobile




Up to £46,376

Please follow the instructions on the website, or alternatively contact Adam Smith on 07442 576 906 for more information and please be sure to leave your contact details.

If this isn't the exact role you're looking for, but you are looking for other Social Work, please get in touch to find out other opportunities.