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Senior Practitioner - Children's Safeguarding Team

Job Type:
Temporary
Sector:
Social Work
Category:
Children and Families Services, Child Protection, Looked After Children, Children In Need
Seniority:
Senior Social Worker
Region:
South Wales
Location:
Powys
Salary:
£38 per hour
Posted:
10/01/2019
Job Ref:
AOR84354

Senior Practitioner - Children's Safeguarding Team - Powys - up to £38p/h

We are looking for a senior practitioner to become part of Powys' children's services safeguarding team. You will be based in Brecon and Llandrindod Wells. For this role, you must have previous, statutory child protection experience, however, court experience is not essential. 

Benefits of this Safeguarding role:

  • High rates
  • Flexible working
  • Supportive team
  • Laptop and phone provided
  • Stable local authority
  • Regular supervision
  • Autonomy in role 
  • Training opportunities 
  • Long term contract 

A Senior Practitioner within a Children's Safeguarding team has the following duties:

  • Assess and provide services to children and families in need within the framework of the appropriate legislation, regulations, departmental procedures and child care policy
  • Ensure that services are efficiently and effectively provided
  • Liaise as necessary with other divisions
  • Maintain high standards of professional practice
  • You may be responsible for supervision of some staff (up to level III social workers)
  • Maintain professional standards of practice
  • Make comprehensive assessments of need
  • Plan for, implement and terminate interventions
  • Make referrals when appropriate to do so
  • Working within the Borough's Child Protection guidelines to undertake key worker responsibilities

Essential requirements:

  • HCPC registration
  • Eligible to work in the UK
  • Experience in a more senior role
  • To be qualified as a social worker

Why Liquid Personnel?

  • New 'Faster Pay' service getting you paid more quickly
  • Twice weekly payroll
  • 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 *

For more information please contact swapplications@liquidpersonnel.com

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: Amy Ormrod

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