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Specialist Practitioner - Children in Care

Job Type:
Social Work
Child Protection, Children In Need
Social Worker
West Midlands
Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire
£32.34 to £32.34 per hour
Salary Description:
Up to £32.34 per hour
Job Ref:

Specialist Practitioner - Social Worker - Children in Care - Stoke-on-Trent - £32.34 per hour

We are currently looking for a Specialist Practitioner (social work qualified) to join a fantastic Children in Care Team in Stoke-on-Trent.

Due to the nature of this role, the successful candidate must have post qualified experience in Children's Services. As a Specialist Practitioner, you will support less experienced members of the team and students in learning and developing skills, knowledge, and expertise, by providing advice, guidance and mentoring.

Benefits of this Specialist Practitioner role include:

* Remote working options
* Well-structured Team and Management
* Opportunities to progress
* Reflective supervision

Duties as a Specialist Practitioner:

* To carry out assessments and manage plans of intervention/support/care within government and departmental prescribed timescales and standards, as required by the Practice and/or Principal Manager.
* To provide a needs-led, professional social work service to children, young people and their families, complying with legislative requirements and in accordance with established best practice
* To maintain a personal awareness of legislation, national and regional developments and key drives that shape and influence contemporary social work practice.
* To ensure that service user records are maintained in accordance with Departmental procedures, and that information required for management purposes is recorded and inputted appropriately.
* To ensure that within all cases, but specifically complex situations all eligible children receive good quality, in-depth assessments, robust plans with SMART planning that is appropriate to meet their needs and achieve good outcomes for children

Requirements as a Specialist Practitioner include:

* Social Work England registration
* Eligible to work in the UK
* Hold a full UK licence
* Post-qualified experience
* Degree level or equivalent in Social Work

Why Liquid Personnel?

* New 'Faster Pay' service getting you paid more quickly
* Twice weekly payroll
* Free DBS and compliance service
* Access to exclusive roles that aren't available from other agencies
* Free access to Liquid's exclusive social work training and CPD portal
* Your own dedicated consultant with extensive social work knowledge
* Access to a wide selection of social work positions across the UK
* "Refer a Friend" bonus - get £200 for each social worker you refer who we successfully place*
* "Find your own job" bonus - get £250 for bringing your own position to us *

For more information please contact

Liquid Personnel is an equal opportunities employer. Liquid Personnel Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. * Terms and conditions apply to our bonus schemes.


Contact Details:
Tel: 0161 543 6963
Contact: Jordan Glass

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