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Senior Practitioner - Referral and Assessment

Job Type:
Social Work
Children and Families Services, Referral and Assessment, Local Safeguarding
Senior Social Worker
South West London, London
£43,860 to £43,860 per annum
Salary Description:
Up to £43860 per annum
Job Ref:

Senior Practitioner - Referral and Assessment - Achieving For Children - Up to £43,860 per annum

Are you passionate about making a positive difference to the lives of children and young people?

We are currently recruiting a Senior Practitioner to join AFC's Referral and Assessment Team.

If you are a fantastic communicator and are Confident and competent with relevant statutory and regulatory frameworks and with an appropriate range of professional interventions, then we would love to hear from you!

Benefits of this role:

* Positive and supportive working environments - A highly supportive working environment in which managers are challenging and supporting in equal measures.
* Positive work-life balance - Access to employee benefits and support forms part of our health and well-being offer.
* A competitive salary and access to LA pension scheme - Salaries are benchmarked against other local authorities.
* A range of staff benefits, and discounts managed via your own app - Staff can enjoy a wide range of discounts on sports and leisure activities and everyday shopping through AfC My Place.
* Professional reflective supervision - Regular, high-quality reflective supervision which helps to build confidence is available to all.
* Strong Management - A strong performance management culture, with an equally strong focus on practice learning is embedded across the organisation.
* A fantastic learning and development offer - A clearly set out and accessible learning and development pathway, offering an extensive range of training and learning opportunities is accessible for all. This includes funding for post qualifying courses.

You will be responsible for:

* Holding caseloads of more complex cases and providing advice to other Social Workers in relation to their cases.
* Investigating complaints of alleged neglect, abuse, or ill-treatment of children; undertaking assessments and, where appropriate, arranging accommodation for children / young people.
* Ensuring effective and timely communication within and across the business unit, so that key messages are conveyed to employees, partners, suppliers, and other stakeholders in a consistent way.
* Work in partnership with children, young people and those connected to them, to co-create plans that meet the identified need.
* Dealing with sensitive issues.

Essential requirements:

* 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: 02038573486
Contact: Mozz Radwan

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