Senior Practitioner (Practice Educator)

Posted 19 September 2022
Salary £36371 - £44624 per annum + benefits
LocationBirmingham
Job type Permanent
DisciplineSocial Work
ReferenceJ5676_1663597651
Contact NameJamil Olweny

Job description

A Local Authority have a number of available opportunities available for a Senior Practitioner (Practice Educator). These are all Permanent positions.

This Local Authority have made a number of changes as they are striving to be "Outstanding" rated. You will be experienced in ensuring that the welfare of Children & Young people is safeguarded.


What is on offer for you as the Senior Practitioner:

  • Excellent training, development & progression opportunities
  • 29 days of annual leave + public holidays (further gained with longer service)
  • £1,000 golden hello (if more than 3 years experience)
  • Retention payment of £5,000
  • Relocation package of £8,000
  • Flexi-working scheme
  • Childcare vouchers
  • A Local Authority Pension Plan
  • Various employee discounts
  • Other terrific benefits

Duties and Responsibilities for you as the Senior Practitioner:

  • Support ASYE Social Workers, Return to Social Work Social Workers, and Social Work Apprentices
  • Support colleagues working towards Practice Educator Awards
  • Report to Practice Educator Team Manager
  • Hold a small caseload


Requirements for you as the Senior Practitioner:

  • A recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/Diploma)
  • Registered with Social Work England
  • Practice Educators Award Level 2
  • Completed AYSE
  • Significant experience within Children's Social Work
  • A working knowledge and understanding of the current legislation and frameworks relevant to Children Social Care


Location: Birmingham

Salary range: £36,371 - £44,624 d.o.e + benefits

Closing Date: ASAP - Interview can be set up quickly


Please follow the instructions on this website, or alternatively contact Jamil Olweny


If this role is not what you are looking for, but you are looking to make a move within Social Work (as you are a Qualified Social Worker), get in touch, as we have many other opportunities!

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