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Senior Practitioner - Child Protection

Job Type:
Social Work
Child Protection
Social Worker
£43,306 per annum
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Senior Practitioner - Child Protection - Hertford - Up to £43,306 

Our clients in Hertfordshire have an exciting new position within their family support and safeguarding team for a Senior Practitioner! This is a brilliant opportunity for a promotion and to widen your experience and knowledge in a child protection setting. 


  • Relocation package of up to £6,000
  • Generous annual leave
  • Lease car scheme
  • Manageable caseloads

About the role:

  • Continually reassess cases in relation to risk and refer to the Team Manager for direction 
  • Recognise the expertise of individuals, children, families, carers, groups, individuals and partner agencies about their own circumstances, position and have regard for their wishes and feelings 
  • Maintain professional standards of contact with children, young people, parents/carers, families, other professionals and voluntary agencies 
  • Introduce individuals, children (age appropriate in a child centred way) young people, families, carers, groups and partner agencies to support groups and networks and support them in extending their involvement 
  • To mentor, coach and support other staff, including taking responsibility for induction programmes and initial training. 
  • Supervise and Performance Manage Children's Practitioners in the care group. 
  • To lead on specific projects as required. 


  • HCPC registered
  • Experience in a Child Protection or similar setting
  • Social work degree 
  • Car driver

If you are interested in applying for the role or would like to know more, please contact Ed Christmas on 0207 046 6218 or email him at

Contact Details:
Tel: 0207 046 6218
Contact: Ed Christmas

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