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Consultant Practitioner – Looked After Children

Job Type:
Social Work
Looked After Children
Senior Social Worker
South East
£38 per hour
Job Ref:

Consultant Practitioner – Looked After Children – Reading – Up to £38 per hour

 A highly experienced social worker is required to take on the role of consultant practitioner for a looked after children’s team in Reading. The successful consultant practitioner must have post qualified experience in looked after children, and court experience is beneficial.

This position will hold a maximum of 8 cases and the successful social worker will be responsible for supporting/ mentoring other team members.

Benefits as a Consultant Practitioner:

  • Long contracts available 
  • Competitive rates
  • Flexible working available
  • Phone and laptop provided 

As a Looked after Children Consultant Practitioner your duties will include:

  • Looked After Children Reviews  
  • Attending Court and Court Reports  
  • Statutory Visits and Tasks  
  • Planned Meetings  
  • Working with Plans of Adoption and Attending Adoption Panels  
  • Case Management 
  • Supporting and mentoring other team members

As a Consultant Practitioner, you must have:

  • HCPC registration (Social Worker)
  • Post qualified experience
  • The legal right to work in the UK

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

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.

For more information please email

Contact Details:
Tel: 0207 167 6799
Contact: Leah Owen

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