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Practice Supervisor - Child Protection

Job Type:
Social Work
Children and Families Services, Child Protection
Social Worker
East Midlands
£38,813 to £38,813 per annum
Salary Description:
Up to £38813.00 per annum
Job Ref:

Practice Supervisor - Child Protection - Lincolnshire - £38,813 per annum

We have a unique ppportunity available in Lincolnshire for an experienced social worker / practice supervisor to join a child protection team.

In this role as a successful candidate you will assist the Team Manager in theefficient and effective delivery of social work service. You will also provide supervision to other Social Workers in the team. May also supervise students, trainees, less experienced professional team members, support staff or volunteers.

Responsibilities as a Practice Supervisor:

* To be responsible for the standards of social work practice and the delivery of the directorate's statutory duties and responsibilities.
* The post holder will manage between 6 - 15 social workers for whom they will have direct supervisory appraisal and day to day management.
* The post holder will be responsible for all members of their group receiving regular and effective supervision.

Benefits of this social work role:

* Manageable cases loads
* A comprehensive learning and development package
* A bespoke induction package
* Agile working including working from home opportunities and flexi time arrangements
* Onsite free parking
* A comprehensive and enhanced learning and development programme
* A service-wide mandatory Restorative Practice training programme with ongoing implementation of restorative practice across all services
* Generous relocation package
* Local government pension scheme
* A generous annual leave entitlement
* Defined career progression and pathway opportunities
* Car sharing scheme
* A cycle purchase scheme
* Childcare vouchers
* Pay care health scheme (Contributory)
* Travel pass
* Discounted leisure centre benefits


* Work independently to hold and effectively manage the team's most complex caseload. This will include the most high risk, high need, looked after children; a range of high profile court work and specialist assessments and interventions as required.
* Undertake high quality direct work with children, young people and families, involving all key family members and prioritising children and young people's safety. Work using Signs of Safety methodology, which works collaboratively with families to empower them to find solutions whilst ensuring working within the policies, procedures of Children's Services and regulatory standards.
* Lead on family network meetings and case mappings. Carry out in depth and ongoing family assessment of social need and manage risk to children, with particular focus on parental capacity and capacity to change.
* Use reflective supervision, research and other guidance to recognising one's own professional limitations and how and when to seek advice from a range of sources, including Practice Supervisors, senior practice leaders and other clinical practitioners from a range of disciplines. The post holder will work in conjunction with senior staff and managers through available support systems (supervision, appraisal, mentoring, co-working and work shadowing).


* Social Work England Registration
* Eligible to work in the UK
* Qualified as a social worker

For more information please contact

Contact Details:
Tel: 0207 167 6803
Contact: Damon Storer

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