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Advanced Practitioner - Safeguarding and Support

Job Type:
Social Work
Children and Families Services, Child Protection
Senior Social Worker
East Midlands
£40,000 to £43,273 per annum
Salary Description:
£40000 - £43273 per annum + £6,000 welcome bonus
Job Ref:

Advanced Practitioner - Safeguarding and Support - Northamptonshire - up to £43,273 per annum + £6,000 Welcome Bonus

Our client in Northamptonshire are looking for an advanced practitioner (social work qualified) to become part of their Safeguarding and Support Team within children's services. The team help with mentoring and developing junior members of staff and managing a small caseload of your own.

This is an excellent opportunity for an already established practitioner or assistant team manager or for an experienced social worker to step up for their next career move.

They offer an excellent benefits package for their permanent social workers including access to their brilliant social work academy. You will be joining a team which is committed to their social workers; their teams are exceptionally supportive and empower their social workers to be confident in their practice and make good professional decisions.

Your benefits as an Advanced Practitioner include:

* £6,000 Welcome bonus
* Retention bonus
* Social Work England registration costs
* Flexible working practices, including home working, flexi time and job share
* The opportunity to personally contribute to improving the service
* Monthly high quality supervision
* Up to 27 day's annual leave plus bank holidays (with service rises to 32 days plus bank holidays)
* Opportunity to buy back up to 5 weeks of additional holiday each year
* Subsidised local authority Pension Scheme
* Additional 12 weeks of maternity leave at 50%
* Employee discount schemes
* Up to £8,000 relocation allowance
* Signs of Safety training
* An onsite academy delivering a variety of learning & development opportunities
* Heavily subsidised city centre parking
* Regular engagement opportunities with the CEO

The Advanced Practitioner will be responsible for:

* providing practical and social work support for children, young people and families.
* This involves holding a complex and small caseload and mentoring and developing others.
* This will include undertaking assessments, visiting children and their families, carrying out interventions, reviewing the work undertaken, direct work with children, young people and families and any other work identified as necessary.
* All this must be based on best evidence and good practice.

Essential requirements of this Advanced Practitioner role:

* Social Work England registered
* Eligible to work in the UK
* Qualified as a social worker
* Experienced in similar roles


Contact Details:
Tel: 0203 967 0932
Contact: Jamie McNabb

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