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Medway Council - Senior Practitioner - Children's

Medway Council - Senior Practitioner - Children's

  • 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_1603464358

  • 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 Children's team.

Safeguard and promote the wellbeing of vulnerable children and young people through the provision of high quality social work practice, supporting them to achieve their full potential, living within their family if safe to do so.

Participate in effective partnership working and engagement and to work collaboratively with a range of organisations, statutory and voluntary in delivering services to children and young people.

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

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

Key Accountabilites:

Manage a complex 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 achieving positive outcomes for our looked after children.

Demonstrate expert and effective practice in complex situations that reflects a commitment to relationship and strengths based practice, assessing and managing higher levels of risk and working collaboratively with children, young people and their families.

To work with children and families in a variety of diverse and complex contexts, such as mental ill health, disability, substance misuse, domestic abuse, sexual and criminal exploitation, radicalisation, poverty, discrimination, and immigration.

Provide expert advice and support to less experienced staff on aspects of casework ensuring a high level of practice is demonstrated.

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