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Senior Practitioner - Children in Care Team

Job Type:
Temporary
Sector:
Social Work
Category:
Children and Families Services, Looked After Children, Children In Need
Seniority:
Senior Social Worker
Region:
South West
Location:
Gloucestershire
Salary:
£35 per hour
Posted:
14/11/2017
Job Ref:
KRA-65175

Senior Practitioner - Children in Care Team - Gloucestershire - Up to £35 p/h 
  
Gloucestershire Local Authority are looking for an experienced Social Worker to join their Children in Care Team, working with Looked after Children and children in Foster care. This is an opportunity to join a busy fast-paced team. To apply, successful applicants must have experience of Court work, conducting statutory visits for Looked after Children, review meetings and LAC reviews. This is to join the team in Cheltenham.
  
Benefits of this role as a Children In Care Senior Practitioner:
  • Great management structure providing regular supervisio
  • Experienced and supportive team
  • Competitive rate of pay
  • Good level of client interaction
As a Children in Care Senior Practitioner, you must have experience in:
  • Conducting Single Assessments in a timely and concise manner to inform decision making
  • Gaining children's wishes and feelings, make observations of non-verbal children and their parents
  • Court experience and progress initial Looked After Children Plans
  • Knowledge of the Children's Act 1989 and all subsequent amendments and related child care legislation
  • Knowledge of secondary practise guidance and using assessment tools  
  • Work in a child focused manner and meeting deadlines without compromising the quality of assessments
As a Children in Care Social Worker, you must be: 
  • HCPC registered
  • Eligible to work in the UK
  • Hold a full UK license
Why Liquid Personnel?

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Discounts on groceries, clothing and many high street stores with “My Liquid Rewards”
Free DBS and compliance service
Access to exclusive roles that aren't available from other agencies  
Your own dedicated consultant with extensive social work knowledge
Access to a wide selection of social work positions across the UK
Networking opportunities at numerous candidate events
“Refer a Friend” bonus - get £200 for each social worker you refer who we successfully place
“Find your own job” bonus – get £250 for bringing your own position to us
Free social work training events and CPD webinars

Liquid Personnel is an equal opportunities employer. Liquid Personnel Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. 

Contact Details:
Tel: 0161 235 6973
Contact: Kate Raistrick

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