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Bromley Council - Senior Practitioner - Looked after Children

Bromley Council - Senior Practitioner - Looked after Children

  • Location

    Bromley, Kent

  • Sector:

    Social Care

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  • Salary:

    £34 - £35 per hour

  • Contact:

    Lorna Burner

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  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

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Skill & Abilities -

* Ability to relate effectively to children, parents and carers, many of whom may be under stress.

* Ability to work as a team member and to form professional partnerships with other staff within the Department, colleagues from other agencies, foster carers and residential workers and health and education professionals. This will include an ability to remain aware of the roles and responsibilities of others and to promote a positive image of the division and department.

* Skills in analysing complex and problematic situations and in formulating, implementing and reviewing, alongside service users, appropriate assessment and intervention programmes.

* Skills in communicating clearly orally and in writing, including an ability to maintain concise case records including Looked After Children documentation and to produce reports for case conferences, courts and other bodies.

* Ability to manage working time effectively in order to meet both professional priorities and administrative requirements.

* Ability to think creatively in meeting children's and families' needs, using family and community networks, voluntary sector and other external resources and provision where appropriate.

* Ability to contribute to the overall development of the team e.g.: making presentations and leading discussion in areas of professional practice; identifying opportunities for meeting need more effectively; promoting an appropriate and professional climate.

* Demonstrate appropriate understanding, knowledge and skills in valuing diversity.

If you are interested in this role please send your updated CV in the first instance.