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Lead Practitioner – Initial Response – Warwickshire

Job role: Lead Practitioner  
Salary: £45,441 – £47,420 plus a £7000 market forces bonus paid over 2 years

Liquid personnel are currently looking for a Lead Practitioner to join the Initial Response service within Warwickshire.  Warwickshire county council are an Ofsted rated ‘Good’ authority on a path towards achieving ‘Outstanding’.  

As a social worker within the safeguarding service, you will hold a case load consisting of child protection, child in need and looked after children across Warwickshire.

Benefits of the role

  • Salary ranging from £45,441 – £47,420 plus a £7000 market forces bonus paid over 2 years paid in instalments of £1750 every 6 months.
  • The opportunity to join an Ofsted rated ‘Good’ authority.
  • Fantastic career development opportunities with a clearly laid out career development pathway.
  • Vast training and CPD opportunities.
  • Generous local government pension scheme
  • Stable management teams.
  • Flexible working arrangements.

About the role
As a Lead Practitioner you will deputise for the team manager on a day-to-day basis, setting the standard of good practice within the team. Key duties of the role will include:

  • Manage a small but complex caseload and assist ASYE social workers with their cases.
  • Deputise for the team manager in their absence.
  • Assist and mentor newly qualified social workers on the team.
  • Allocate cases appropriately across the team.
  • Carry out and lead supervision with newly qualified social workers.

About you

  • Have a social work degree and be registered with SWE.
  • A minimum of 5 years post qualified experience working within children and family services as a qualified social worker.
  • Have completed your practice educators or be willing to work toward this qualification.
  • Right to work in the UK and a full UK driving licence.
  • Have in depth knowledge of all relevant legislation.

About Warwickshire
Warwickshire County council are an Ofsted rated ‘Good’ authority on a journey to achieving ‘Outstanding’. They pride themselves on having a stable and very supportive senior management team. Warwickshire also ensure stable and manageable caseloads across all teams in the service. Warwickshire have a clear and outlined career development pathway allowing you to progress and grow within the authority.

If you think Warwickshire sounds right for you, give me a call on 020 7440 0630 or email me on Charlie.rowson@liquidpersonnel.com .

I look forward to hearing from you.

Lead Practitioner – Initial Response – Warwickshire

Job details
Sector: Childrens Social Work
Location: Warwickshire
Salary: 45,441 - 47,420 pa
Type: Permanent
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Lead Practitioner – Initial Response – Warwickshire

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