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Advanced Practitioner - Duty and Assessment

Job Type:
Social Work
Children and Families Services, Child Protection, Referral and Assessment
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 - Duty and Assessment Team - 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 Duty and Assessment 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.

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

Responsibilities as an Advanced Practitioner:

* Act as the lead professional in statutory cases that require a qualified social worker, including child protection, care proceedings and looked after children cases.
* Undertake the full range of social work tasks with children in need and their families; assessment, planning, implementation and review (APIR).
* Bring together and co-ordinate the team around the child to ensure a multidisciplinary approach to APIR and safeguarding.
* Establish and develop collaborative working with allied health and social care practitioners from children's and adults' services

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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