Social Worker - Looked After Children Team

Location Hemel Hempstead
Job type Permanent
Salary £27741.00 - £34728.00 per annum
Contact Lucy Pearson
Call Lucy
Reference HQ00117663_1613061586

Sanctuary Social Care has a permanent vacancy for a Senior Practitioner to work full-time within the Looked After Children Team based in Hemel Hempstead. The ideal candidate will possess highly developed specialist knowledge of social work practice in Children's Services and be registered with Social Work England.

The salary for this permanent Senior Practitioner role is £32,741- £39,728 per annum.


  • Leading and managing less experienced staff

  • Researching and sharing up to date social work practice

  • Prepare and deliver care proceedings to conferences and court hearings

  • Undertake single child and family assessments

  • Providing high-quality support and planning for children and young people who are in long term foster care, residential care and semi-independent care up until the age of 18

Requirements of the Senior Practitioner:

  • Degree or equivalent in social work

  • Current Social Work England registration

  • Significant senior level frontline experience in a safeguarding team

  • Strong written and verbal skills

  • Recent experience of casework in Assessments, Child Protection, Children Looked After and Care Proceedings

  • In-depth knowledge of relevant childcare legislation


This Senior Practitioner job is advertised by Lucy Pearson; 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.