Social Work Senior Practitioner - Families & Children

Location Northumberland
Job type Contract
Salary £31.50 - 32.00 per hour
Contact Liam Burgess
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Reference HQ00119523

Sanctuary Personnel, a leading recruitment company to the private and public sector has a locum vacancy for a Social Work Senior Practitioner to work full-time within a Families and Children’s Team based in Northumberland.

The pay rate for this locum Senior Practitioner role is £31.50 - £32 per hour (Assignment rate) and is a 3-month contract.

Main responsibilities/duties:

  • Carry out Core Assessments, pre-birth assessments, risk assessments
  • Carry out Section 47 Child protection investigations
  • Write Statements for court
  • Complete Section 7 and 37 reports for court
  • Represent the authority in court to give evidence
  • Carry out home visits for monitoring purposes and to safeguard children
  • Keep up to date case recordings
  • Convening and chairing core group meetings
  • Liaise with other professionals
  • Carry out joint investigations and interviews with the police
  • Initiate and see through care proceedings
  • Implement and review Care Plans
  • Supervise contact
  • Write case conference reports
  • Attend case conferences and strategy meetings
  • Complete Child in Need plans

Requirements of the Senior Practitioner:

  • Degree or equivalent in social work
  • Current Social Work England registration
  • Recent qualified experience working as a Social Worker/Senior Practitioner

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

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.