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Senior Practitioner - Part Time

  • Salary: £37000 - £40000 per annum
  • Location: East London, London
  • Date posted: 16-05-2017
  • Sector: Private & Voluntary
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: HQ00001936_1494925621

An ambitious independent fostering agency in East London require a Senior Practitioner to join their dynamic fostering team on part time basis - 3 days a week.

You will need to be committed, experienced and driven to succeed in this role. You will have significant experience in Fostering, working with Children and supervising staff.

In return you will receive:

  • Mileage paid at 0.45 ppm
  • An interest free car loan up to £5,000
  • 25 days of annual leave + public holidays
  • Further additional benefits

Key Responsibilities:

  • Managing and supervising staff
  • Deputising for the registered manager in some managerial tasks
  • Ensuring that children's and young people's assessed needs are met within a family setting
  • Working with the supervising social workers to deal with complex needs creativity and effectively
  • Participation in the out of hours rota

You will need to:

  • Be a qualified social worker (DipSW/CQSW)
  • Have a valid HCPC registration
  • Have significant experience of working with Children and Families in a Social Work background
  • Have knowledge of safeguarding child protection practice and procedures
  • Have an extensive working knowledge and understanding of the current legislation and frameworks in regards to Children Social Work, Fostering and Adoption
  • A full, clean driving licence

Want to apply?

Please follow the instructions on this website, or alternatively contact Tom McKenna on 0118 948 5555 or via email for further details