Senior Practitioner - Court Team - Buckinghamshire - £37,363 - £47,405pa
OFSTED recognise that Children's Services across the County of Buckinghamshire are improving. They recognise and have confidence in the new, permanent, senior leadership team in the service.
Our client recognise the service we provide to vulnerable children is only as good as the staff within it, and that good social work practice depends on the right levels of support, encouragement and challenge. As the service is being re-built with strong foundations we require ambitious, dynamic and child centred professionals to add to our existing workforce.
We are currently recruiting for an experienced Senior Practitioner to work in a Court Team in Buckinghamshire.
Benefits of working for Buckinghamshire County as a Court Senior Practitioner:
- £2,125 Bonus payment after a year of work.
- Up to £8,000 Relocation Package
- Up to £600 paid towards Car Allowance, other benefits include childcare voucher scheme, car purchase scheme, discounts on O2 phone contracts, solicitors, storage and home security.
- Flexible working arrangements - you can apply for different work patterns, sabbaticals & job sharing.
- Generous annual leave (22 - 27 days with 5 extra days after 5 years' service). Plus you can apply to buy up to 2 weeks' additional leave per year.
- 5 days' dedicated development & training days a year.
- High performance and our Contribution Based Pay scheme means that those who demonstrate exceeding or outstanding performance may also be eligible for a bonus payment.
Responsibilities as a Court Senior Practitioner, you will:
- Provide written reports, in a variety of different formats as required by the receiver of the court
- Work within court directed timescales
- Be responsible for a complex case load of children and young people
- Conducting a range of assessments whilst listening to the views of the people you're supporting
- Using best practice and ensuring all legislative requirements are met
- Delivering quality children's plans in a pro-active and timely manner
- Empower children, young people and their families/carers by listening to their views
You must be:
- HCPC registered
- Eligible to work in the UK
- Qualified as a social worker
- Have experience working at a senior level