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Social Worker/ Senior Practitioner - Long Term Child Protection

  • Salary: £28 - £35 per hour
  • Location: Thurrock, Essex
  • Date posted: 13-08-2019
  • Sector: Local Authority, Social Work
  • Job type: Contract
  • Job reference: HQ00006306_1565703889

Thurrock Council is to hire a new Locum Senior Practitioner and Social Worker to join their Long-Term Child Protection Team. They are seeking someone who has a clear knowledge of Child Protection framework to join the Council and start as soon as possible.

"The needs of the youngest children, often with the most complex needs, are identified quickly and sensitively. Identification leads swiftly to offers of professional support and advice." - Ofsted 2019.

Thurrock has consistently received positive reviews from Ofsted and offers an incredibly supportive environment for all Social Workers. The Child Protection Team is where the service flourishes and many resources have been made available to make the most for service users.

Benefits for you

  • Competitive pay compared to surrounding areas.
  • Great work-life balance promoted to all Social Workers.
  • Great management structure to learn new skills in.
  • Supportive environment and colleagues.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Excellent relationship building
  • Experience practicing Social Work in the UK.
  • Qualified Social Worker with clear experience in Child in Need, Child Protection and Referral and Assessment Teams.

Why Charles Hunter Associates?

  • You will work with your own dedicated Social Work consultant whose main concern is your career, and consultants that have sector knowledge and experience
  • Referral Bonus Scheme of £250 if you refer a "friend" or "colleague" looking for work

If you are interested in this application and wish to apply please follow the application instructions stated on the website, or alternatively, you can contact Charles Hunter Associates directly and speak to Ethan Hancock on 0118 948 5555