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Senior Practitioner - Children in Care

Job Type:
Temporary
Sector:
Social Work
Category:
Children and Families Services, Children In Need
Seniority:
Social Worker
Region:
South West
Location:
Gloucestershire
Salary:
£35 per hour
Posted:
11/01/2018
Job Ref:
AOR-66945

Senior Practitioner - Children in Care - Gloucestershire - Up to £35 p/h 
  
Our client in Gloucestershire are looking for an experienced Social Worker to join their Children in Care Team in Stroud. The successful candidate will be 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 conducting statutory visits for Looked after Children, review meetings and LAC reviews.  

This would be a fantastic opportunity to progress within the Children and Families sector. 

Benefits of this role as a Child In Care Senior Practitioner:
  • Great management structure providing regular supervision
  • Experienced and supportive team
  • Competitive rate of pay
  • Good level of client interaction
As a Children in Care Social Worker, 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 driver's license
Why Liquid Personnel?

New ‘Faster Pay’ service getting you paid more quickly 
Twice weekly payroll 
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
“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 *

Liquid Personnel is an equal opportunities employer. Liquid Personnel Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. * Terms and conditions apply to our bonus schemes. 

Contact Details:
Tel: 0161 235 6996
Contact: Paul Cellini

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