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Senior Practitioner - Family Safeguarding Team - Permanent

Job Type:
Social Work
Children and Families Services, Family Support
Senior Social Worker, Assistant Team Manager
South East, London
£42,306 per annum
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Senior Practitioner - Family Safeguarding Team - Permanent - Hertfordshire - up to £42,306p/a

We are currently in need of a senior practitioner to join the family safeguarding team in Hertfordshire. The team work in many different ways; offering advice and support to help parents set their own goals and to work towards achieving those changes that will improve their lives to allow children to grow and develop within their own families. 

As a qualified and registered social worker, you will have significant senior level front line experience in a safeguarding team. You will be focused on helping children and families to change their lives for the better. We require candidates who have recent experience of case work in Assessments, Child Protection, Children Looked After and Care Proceedings. 

Benefits as a Senior Practitioner:

  • Competitive salary up to £42,306 pa depending on experience (includes Market Forces payment of up to £5,000)
  • Welcome payment of £1000 for all external appointments
  • Relocation Expenses of up to £6000 
  • Car lease scheme
  • Free parking at all of our sites
  • Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS)
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • Up to 33 days annual leave entitlement
  • Staff discounts in gyms, travel agents, car sales, restaurants and days out

As a Family Safeguarding Senior Practitioner, you will:

  • Have highly developed specialist knowledge of social work practice
  • Use your advanced expertise and knowledge to help you to take the lead on the most complex cases within the department
  • Experience a varied and challenging role 
  • Have shared responsibility for leading and managing less experience staff
  • Play a key role in researching and sharing up to date social work practice
  • Create a clear vision for the future
  • Ensure the best outcomes for children and their families
  • Possess strong written and verbal skills as you will need to prepare and deliver care proceedings to conferences and court hearings
Essential requirements:
  • HCPC registration
  • Eligibility to work in the UK
  • A social work qualification
  • Extensive previous post-qualified experience
For more information please email

Contact Details:
Tel: 02070466215
Contact: Nina Brun

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