Senior Practitioner – Children In Need – Luton

  • Salary:
    £35,745 - £45,353
  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    3 years ago
  • Category:
    Social Care
  • Deadline:
    24th December 2021
  • Job Level:

Our client, Luton is seeking a Senior Practitioner to join their Children In Need Team

What the role entails:

  • To be responsible for a complex caseload including those children at risk and subject to care proceedings and child protection plans to make a positive difference for children, young people and families in the town, by driving up the quality of practice
    and partnerships across the town and its services, whilst ensuring legislative requirements are met.
  • Act in a consultative and mentoring role to less experienced social workers to ensure reflective practice in all single or multi agency assessments, including the development of outcome focused plans. This will include supporting less experienced staff with court proceedings and chairing core group and multi-agency meetings.
  • Support Team Managers to promote excellence within the team, i.e. providing peer supervision, mentoring and deputising in the absence of Managers.
  • To gather information, to complete clear, accurate and holistic professional assessments of need and risk in respect of children and families Critically analyse all relevant information and take the lead role to co-ordinate the multi-agency approach to promote and safeguard the wellbeing and interests of child/young people

Know someone that may suit this role? There could be £600 in it for you! Email with your friends details and the role specified and once they’re onboarded you will receive the reward!

Requirements of the role:

  • Qualified Social Worker
  • SW England registered
  • Must have completed ASYE

What’s more, is that we offer support towards your CPD Fund. We can provide you with up to 8 hours of CPD sessions covering a variety of topics, allowing you to worry less about those dreaded requirements! We’re here to help you make you mark.

Some more about Social Personnel and what you can expect from us:

Social Personnel opened its doors in 2014 with two guiding principles, the right person in the right role, and the start of your new role is the start of our relationship.

Since then, we have gone on to become one of the fastest growing recruitment companies in the UK because we focus on our social workers, understanding the challenging circumstances they face daily, and go out of our way to support them personally and professionally.

Our consultants are well placed to offer career advice and our Customer Relations Team are here to support them whatever the issue, query or just to have a rant at the end of a bad day!

We treat our social work colleagues honestly, fairly and with respect, ensuring that we achieve a higher standard of recruitment. This is a target we set for ourselves, both individually, and as a business.


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