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Senior Practitioner - Referral and Assessment Team

Job Type:
Social Work
Children and Families Services, Child Protection, Referral and Assessment
Social Worker
West Midlands
Coventry, West Midlands
£40,000 to £44,863 per annum
Salary Description:
£40000 - £44863 per annum
Job Ref:

Senior Practitioner - Referral and Assessment Team - Coventry - up to £44,863 per annum

Liquid Personnel are currently recruiting a Senior Practitioner to join the Referral and Assessment Team based in Coventry.

The successful Senior Practitioner should have experience of working with "Children & Families", holding complex cases including CP, CIN, LAC and cases through Care Proceedings and the PLO.

You will be expected to possess significant post-qualifying experience and will assist the Team Manager in the development, management, and supervision of a team of social workers and Child and Family workers.

Benefits of this Senior Practitioner role include:

* Supportive team and management
* Progression opportunities
* Flexible working available
* Long term contract

Duties of this Senior Practitioner role include:

* Undertake assessments, determine care packages/support plans
* Manage a range of the most complex caseload to maintain or improve the well-being of children and young people.
* Professionally mentor and support other colleagues.
* Plan, deliver and oversee interventions for a complex caseload and where appropriate review cases.
* Liaise internally and externally and work with colleagues from other agencies to ensure children and young people's interests are supported.
* Ensure operational support and delivery of an Assessment Service for children in need or at risk of protection.
* Work directly with children and young people, the work has significant implications for the well-being of individuals and might involve situations where service users' personal liberty and or safety is at risk
* Work with professional colleagues, other providers and external agencies to gather and exchange information and co-ordinate actions.
* Represent the Council at multi-agency meetings.

Essential requirements of this Senior Practitioner role 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


Contact Details:
Tel: 0207 046 6215
Contact: Jolli Heer

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