Senior Practitioner - Safeguarding

Location Gateshead
Job type Contract
Salary £31.51 - 31.51 per hour
Contact Liam Burgess
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Reference HQ00121914

Sanctuary Personnel, an innovative and committed recruitment agency is currently looking for an experienced Senior Practitioner to work within a Safeguarding Team based in Gateshead.

The pay rate for this locum Senior Practitioner job is £31.51 per hour (assignment rate) and has an initial 3-month contract.

Main duties:

  • Carrying out Core Assessments, pre-birth assessments, risk assessments
  • Carrying out Section 47 Child protection investigations
  • Writing Statements for court
  • Completing Section 7 and 37 reports for court
  • Representing the authority in court to give evidence
  • Carrying out home visits for monitoring purposes and to safeguard children
  • Keeping up to date case recordings
  • Convening and chairing core group meetings
  • Liaising with other professionals
  • Carrying out joint investigations and interviews with the police
  • Initiating and seeing through care proceedings
  • Implementing and reviewing Care Plans
  • Supervising contact
  • Writing case conference reports
  • Attending case conferences and strategy meetings
  • Completing Child in Need plans

Requirements of the Senior Practitioner:

  • Degree or equivalent in social work
  • Current Social Work England registration
  • Significant experience working within a similar role

Benefits of working for Sanctuary Personnel:

  • Daily payroll
  • Free DBS and compliance service
  • Access to exclusive roles that aren't available with other agencies
  • Your own dedicated consultant with extensive social work knowledge
  • Refer a Friend bonus - get £250 for each social worker you refer who we successfully place after 100 hours of work has been completed
  • Find your own job bonus - Receive £250 for bringing your own position to us
  • Clinical governance support with a specialist safeguarding team
  • In-house payroll system
  • Free digital copy of the Social Work News Magazine

Contact:
This Senior Practitioner job is advertised by Liam Burgess; if you are interested in this position please click above to apply now.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet our clients' requirements.