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Senior Practitioner - Children's Assessment Team - Permanent

Job Type:
Social Work
Children and Families Services, Referral and Assessment
Senior Social Worker, Assistant Team Manager
Waltham Forest
£41,847 per annum
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Senior Practitioner - Children's Assessment Team - Permanent - Waltham Forest - £41,847p/a

A permanent opportunity has become available within Waltham Forest's children's assessment team. In a senior practitioner role, it is important that you can develop mutually trusting and respectful relationships with people, making fine judgments about risk and daring to work creatively and inventively. You will be helping to deliver a service that protects and safeguards children, young people, their families and carers by promoting their independence as well as managing risk effectively.

Benefits include:

  • £3000 retention bonus
  • Local government continuous service
  • Generous annual leave
  • Pension scheme
  • Childcare vouchers - annual savings of £933 on average

Duties of this role include:

  • Assisting in the supervision of some social work staff
  • Conduct core assessments
  • Manage cases where children are the subject of care proceedings
  • Work to safeguard children under the child protection or court frameworks
  • Assist on complex cases 
  • Work with children who are the subject of child protection plans
  • Provide professional assistance and guidance where required

You will need to be:

  • HCPC registered 
  • A qualified social worker
  • Eligible to work in the UK  
  • Highly experienced in children's social services

For more information please contact

Contact Details:
Tel: 020 7046 6213
Contact: Rachael O'Neill

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