Senior Practitioner - Referral and Assessment

Posted 13 March 2023
Salary Up to £40.00 per hour + benefits
Job type Contract
DisciplineSocial Work
Contact NameKatherine Scoggins

Job description

A Local Authority in Central Bedfordshire is looking for a Senior Practitioner to join their Referral and Assessment. This is a Locum Social Work role.

The ideal Social Worker will have extensive knowledge and experience in an R+A or Frontline environment and be able to make effective decisions concerning the futures of children and young people. Experience of this type of work at a senior level is essential to the success of this role.

Benefits for you as a Referral and Assessment Senior Practitioner:

  • Highly competitive pay rates of up to £40.00 per hour
  • "Good" Ofsted inspection results
  • Hybrid working scheme
  • Easily accessible offices with parking available/ nearby
  • An opportunity to further enhance your CV and skillset

Your responsibilities as a Referral and Assessment Senior Practitioner:

  • Aid in the day to day management of the team whilst managing a complex caseload
  • Ability to relate to Children, Parents and Carers to help with stress management
  • Working on short-term, fast-paced cases with a high level of proficiency
  • Provide advice and guidance to others in the team when necessary

Requirements of you as a Referral and Assessment Senior Practitioner:

  • A recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/DipSW/CQSW)
  • A valid Social Work England registration
  • Have extensive knowledge and experience of Referral and Assessment work
  • Previous experience at a senior level

Location: Dunstable, Central Bedfordshire

Umbrella pay rate: up to £40.00 per hour

PAYE payment options available also

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

If this role isn't what you are looking for, but you are looking to make a move within Social Work, get in touch, as we have many other opportunities!