Senior Practitioner - UASC

Posted 25 January 2023
Salary Up to £33.30 per hour
Job type Contract
Discipline Social Work
Contact NameWill Rock

Job description

A local authority in Dudley is looking for a Senior Practitioner to join their Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Children (UASC) Team. This is a Locum Social Work role.

The ideal Social Worker will have knowledge and experience working in an assessment environment. The key to success in this role is to be able to start a contract confidently without the need for supervision.

Benefits for you as a UASC Senior Practitioner:

  • Very competitive pay rate of up to £33.30 p/h
  • Opportunity to work in a non-statutory environment
  • Small caseload of 10 - comprised of 6 full assessment and 4 small assessments
  • Hybrid working
  • Easily accessible by public transport or driving

Your responsibilities as a UASC Senior Practitioner:

  • Ensure that children have access to asylum and/or immigration legal advice and representation in their assessment
  • Maintain an accurate, up to date, and relevant case recordings
  • Attend a range of meetings including CP case conference meetings and court hearings
  • Manage a varied caseload

Requirements of you as a UASC Senior Practitioner:

  • A recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/DipSW/CQSW)
  • A valid Social Work England registration

Location: West Midlands, Dudley

Umbrella pay rate: up to £33.30 per hour

PAYE payment options available also

Please follow the instructions on this website, or alternatively contact Will Rock 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!