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Advanced Practitioner - Children's Assessment Team - Permanent

Job Type:
Social Work
Children and Families Services, Referral and Assessment
Senior Social Worker, Assistant Team Manager
West Midlands
£37,676 to £40,454 per annum
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Advanced Practitioner - Children's Assessment Team - Permanent - Dudley - £37,676 to £40,454p/a

Dudley Council are currently in need of a highly experienced, qualified social worker to take on an advanced practitioner role within their children's services assessment team. You will be working in Dudley and this is a great opportunity for a senior or advanced social worker to join this progressive and engaging authority on a permanent basis. 

Working for Dudley you will receive:

  • Manageable cases loads
  • Supportive and collaborative team working
  • A bespoke induction package 
  • Agile working including working from home opportunities and flexi time arrangements 
  • Onsite free parking 
  • Generous relocation package 
  • Local Government Pension Scheme 
  • A generous annual leave entitlement 
  • Car sharing scheme 
  • A cycle purchase scheme 
  • Childcare vouchers 
  • Paycare health scheme (Contributory) 
  • Travel pass 
  • Discounted leisure centre benefits

As a Children's Assessment Advanced Practitioner you will be:

  • Conducting assessments
  • Supervising fellow social workers
  • Working to safeguard children under the child protection or court frameworks
  • Assisting on complex cases 
  • Working with children who are the subject of child protection plans
  • Giving expert opinion in court; representing the local authority
  • Taking on court work and relevant reports 
  • Providing professional support and guidance to fellow social workers and other teams

You will need to be:

  • A qualified social worker
  • Capable of managing a complex case load
  • Knowledgeable of legislation and guidance
  • Good knowledge of child development
  • Registered with the HCPC

For more information please email

Contact Details:
Tel: 02071676803
Contact: Damon Storer

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