Senior Practitioner / Deputy Team Manager (Localities) – West Midlands
Senior Practitioner / Deputy Team Manager – Localities Team – West Midlands
Salary £45,403 – £52,493 plus attractive retention bonus. 37 hours a week
A very well-known local authority based in the West Midland area are looking for an experienced Senior Practitioner to join their Localities Team. You will be joining a organisation with around 5,100 staff members coming from a range of different backgrounds, they believe in pushing the boundaries in developing children’s services and have a clear career progression for staff. If you are looking for the next step up into Deputy Team Manager or wanting a new challenge this could be the role for you!
Benefits of the role:
- Competitive salary DOE
- Flexible working arrangements
- Pay progression scheme
- Retention bonus paid after 12 months
- Privilege card discounts
- Workplace parking
- Cyle to work scheme
- Interest free travel loans
- Access to their award-winning health team
- Generous pension scheme
About the role, you will be:
- Supervising less experienced social workers to help achieve positive outcomes for children and families.
- Lead on complex cases and chair meetings.
- Managing case reviews and core group meetings, collect and analyse information to report back to the Team Manager.
- Model and uphold good practice across the team.
- Hold a small but complex caseload.
- Assist the Team Manager when needed.
As a Senior practitioner you will need to have significant experience working within children and family services . Ideally you will have:
- Experience of working within a variety of teams within children’s services
- Proven track record of statutory social work experience
- Sound and robust legal framework knowledge
- SWE registered.
- Full UK drivers license
- Right to work in the UK
If this sounds like the right role for you then give me a call on 020 3949 8689 and we can discuss this further or drop me an email at Georgia.firstname.lastname@example.org
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