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Medway Council - Senior Practitioner - Assessment

Medway Council - Senior Practitioner - Assessment

  • Location

    Medway, Kent

  • Sector:

    Social Care

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £43000 - £44218 per annum

  • Contact:

    Mikeala Osborn

  • Contact email:

    Mikeala@remedymedical.co.uk

  • Salary high:

    44218

  • Salary low:

    43000

  • Job ref:

    MIKEALA_1603464250

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    Ongoing

  • Expiry date:

    2020-11-22

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Our client, Medway Council is looking for a Senior Practitioner to join their Assessment team.

To provide a high quality and effective professional casework service, taking responsibility for working and managing a caseload within a framework of appropriate supervision, dependent upon the complexities of these cases and the social worker's experience.

To comply with legislation, statutory guidance and local policies and procedures.

To be competent in all areas of the PCF at Social Worker level and The Knowledge and Skills Statement (KSS) for approved child and family practitioners.

Key Accoutnabilites:

Manage a caseload within a framework of appropriate reflective supervision, undertaking focused, analytical assessments, SMART plans and reviews that have clear objectives and outcome measures in order to ensure that all vulnerable children receive a service that reflects the Council's commitment to safeguarding and putting the needs of individual children first.

Demonstrate and model good practice that reflects a commitment to relationship and strengths based practice, working collaboratively with children, young people and their families.

Work directly with children and young people to establish their wishes and feelings, using a variety of techniques, as required.

Use the Signs of Safety practice model in assessments and interventions with children and their families.

Maintain accurate and up to date records in line with Data Protection legislation (GDPR) and use Medway Council specific recording system's to promote effective case management.

Prepare clear, structured and concise reports for meetings, i.e. Child Protection Conferences, strategy meetings, Looked After Children Reviews, Children in Need meetings, and court proceedings as necessary, to the required standard and within the prescribed timescales.

Keep up to date with research findings, theoretical models and innovative practice within the social work field in order to maintain the highest professional standards.

Participate in regular supervision with your manager to review casework and critically reflect on, and identify any areas of learning.

Maintain a record of continuous professional development in accordance with Social Work England's guidance.

Keep up to date with the Council's organisational policies, government guidance, legislation, research and national trends in order to maintain the highest professional standards.

You will need to be:

Social work england registered
Eligible to work in the UK
Atleast 1 year post qualifying experience

If you do not have the required experience, you will not be contacted.

Why Choose Remedy?

Competitive pay rates
Access to exclusive roles that aren't available from other agencies
1st tier agency
Up to £250 for each social work professional you refer to us who we place*

If you are interested and would like to find out more please apply to this advert with a copy of your updated CV. Alternatively, please send your CV directly