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Senior Practitioner - Leaving Care

Job Type:
Contract
Sector:
Social Work
Category:
Leaving Care
Seniority:
Senior Social Worker
Region:
London
Location:
Bromley
Salary:
£43,088 per annum
Posted:
08/05/2018
Job Ref:
NBR-71739

Senior Practitioner - Leaving Care - Bromley - Up to £43,088 + benefits

Our Client has an excellent opportunity to join one of Bromley's Leaving Care Teams as a Senior Practitioner. They are looking for highly talented and ambitious Social Workers who will join them in their collective efforts to re-shape service delivery to children, will manage risk, not just take it, and crucially they will be proud to work for Bromley.

Benefits:

  • £2,000 'Golden Hello'
  • £2,000 annual retention
  • £1,670 Car Lease Scheme
  • Generous annual leave
  • Merited Reward Scheme up to £1000
  • Savings with Childcare
  • Pension Scheme

About the role:

  • To provide professional and comprehensive casework to a caseload of children and young people appropriate to experience and capabilities.
  • To ensure the highest of professional standards and good overall knowledge of relevant legislation regulation and practice methods.
  • To provide an efficient and cost effective service to children, young people and their families, ensuring that the needs of the children and their parents/carers are professionally assessed.
  • To investigate, evaluate and analyse information on cases, demonstrating clarity of assessment, reliability of information, evidences conclusions and realistic action plans.
  • To develop practice, that takes a holistic view of the individual, locating them in both their immediate and extended social circles, and having full regard to their overall development needs.
  • To ensure that all case management complies with the statutory requirements and the Council's policies and procedures
  • To prepare and submit written reports as and when required, including statements and care plans for care proceedings in the Family Proceedings, County and High Courts.
  • To ensure the Team Manager is kept fully appraised of problems arising from workload and seek advice as and when necessary.
  • Where appropriate to act as the duty worker for the team, responding to queries and issues. 
  • To proactively liaise with and work in partnership other agencies and organisations, parents and carers.

The Bromley Promise:

  • Manageable caseloads for every Social Worker amongst the lowest in the country
  • Dedicated time for reflective supervision
  • Small Cluster teams with one team manager supervising five 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

Requirements:

  • Be eligible to work within in the U.K.
  • Degree, Masters, C.Q. S.W., Dip.S.W. Or equivalent. 
  • That you are a qualified social worker with HCPC and have a social work degree
  • Have completed the Assessed and Supported Year in Employment (ASYE)
  • A broad knowledge of social work practice and legislation, including safeguarding
  • An ability to demonstrate excellent assessment and analysis skills

Contact Details:
Tel: 0207 046 6215
Contact: Nina Brun

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