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Senior Practitioner - Referral & Assessment

Job Type:
Permanent
Sector:
Social Work
Category:
Referral and Assessment
Seniority:
Senior Social Worker
Region:
London
Location:
Bromley, London
Salary:
£40,000 to £46,159 per annum
Salary Description:
£40000 - £46159 per annum
Posted:
29/04/2021
Job Ref:
JH-133106

Senior Practitioner - Referral & Assessment - Bromley - Up to £46,159 per annum + benefits

We are currently looking for a Senior Practitioner (Social Work qualified) to join a fantastic Children's Referral and Assessment Team in Bromley. Senior Practitioners in the Referral and Assessment Team have an average caseload of just 12-15 children which allows you the time to focus on undertaking quality Social Work

As a Senior Practitioner, you will be joining an ambitious service with strong leadership and clear lines of support. As part of the Bromley Promise there will be a dedicated two-week induction programme upon joining, and you will work in a small cluster team containing a mixture of just five Social Workers/Seniors and one Team Manager. You will also have dedicated time set aside for quality reflective supervision.

Benefits of this Senior Practitioner role:

* £2,000 Golden Hello
* £ 2,000 Annual Retention
* £1,670 Car Lease Scheme
* Generous Annual Leave
* Merited Reward Scheme up to £1,000
* Savings with Childcare
* Pension Scheme
* Manageable caseloads for every Social Worker
* Dedicated time for reflective supervision
* Small Cluster teams with one team manager supervising five Social Workers
* Two-week protected induction programme
* Excellent Learning and development opportunities with bespoke training for every social worker
* Social Workers and team managers have easy and regular access to the leadership team

Responsibilities for a Referral and Assessment Social Worker will include:

* Assessing for and provide services to children in need within the framework
* Ensuring that services are efficiently and effectively provided
* Maintaining high standards of professional practice within own workload
* Managing a case load of children and families
* Participating in core assessments, in partnership with the child & care providers
* Implementing Child Protection and LAC procedures as and when required
* Working with families, children and young people to reduce the need for accommodation or care proceedings
* Understanding Every Child Matters agenda
* Helping to develop interventions by working with other professionals
* Undertaking investigations under Section 47s on allocated and duty cases as required
* Providing reports as required for child protection case conferences, children in need meetings, permanency meetings, childcare reviews and in court processes
* Giving evidence in court when required

Requirements of this Social Work Team Manager role:

* Be eligible to work within in the UK.
* Qualified Social Worker, with valid Social Work England registration
* Have completed the Assessed and Supported Year in Employment (ASYE)
* A broad knowledge of social work practice and legislation, including safeguarding
* An ability to demonstrate excellent assessment and analysis skills

For more information please email swapplications@liquidpersonnel.com

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Contact Details:
Tel: 0207 046 6215
Contact: Jolli Heer

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