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Senior Practitioner - Children Looked-After Lead

Job Type:
Social Work
Children and Families Services, Child Protection, Looked After Children
Senior Social Worker
Bromley, London
£40,000 to £46,062 per annum
Salary Description:
£40000 - £46062 per annum
Job Ref:

Senior Practitioner - Children Looked-After Lead - Bromley - up to £46,062 per annum + benefits

Liquid Personnel are currently recruiting a Senior Practitioner to join the Children Looked- After Team based in Bromley.

This role is for an initial 12 - month contract with a possibility this may be extended beyond the initial term.

This successful candidate will have substantial knowledge of the impact of childhood trauma and of drawing upon therapeutic approaches to support periods of transition and foster positive experiences of nurturing and attachment for looked-after children and young people.

Benefits of this Senior Practitioner role include:

* £2,000 'Golden Hello'
* £2,000 annual retention
* £1,670 Car Lease Scheme
* Generous annual leave
* Savings with Childcare
* Pension Scheme
* Development and training
* Manageable caseloads for every Social Worker
* Dedicated time for reflective supervision
* Generous Annual Leave Entitlement including an additional three days
* Small Cluster teams with one team manager supervising four Social Workers
* Two-week protected induction programme
* Excellent Learning and development opportunities with bespoke training for every social worker
* Social Workers and team managers have easy and regular access to the leadership team

Duties of this Senior Practitioner role include:

* Responsible for a caseload of more complex cases, providing advice to other social workers in relation to their cases.
* Develop and maintain effective relationships with service users, their families and carers.
* Maintain and update case notes and other records to required ethical and quality standards.
* Provide advice and support and promote independence and early intervention, as necessary.
* Write high quality reports as required and where required give evidence in court in relation to care proceedings.
* Liaise with colleagues in own or other departments or external agencies to gather relevant information for assessment and care planning activities.
* Be familiar with local resource networks and undertake capacity building with individuals, families, communities, user groups and voluntary organisations.
* Participate in the planning / reviewing of cases.

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: 02038573486
Contact: Mozz Radwan

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