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Senior Practitioner - Childrens Social Care

Senior Practitioner - Childrens Social Care

  • Location

    Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear

  • Sector:

    Social Care

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  • Salary:

    Up to £181 per day + Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Joe Hilton

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    about 1 month ago

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Senior Practitioner - Newcastle City Council - Initial Response Service - NEGOTIABLE RATE!

Do you have a passion for social work? Are you an experienced and dynamic social worker? This is an exciting time to join us. Through our innovative work as part of the DfE's Strengthening Families Protecting Children programme (read about our work with the DfE and Leeds City Council) we are implementing the Family Valued approach across our service and city to transform how we work with children, families and partners. Family Valued is a relational and restorative approach to services, focussing on strength and values.

Newcastle Children's Social Care are looking for 2 experienced Senior Practitioners to work within the Initial Response Service. When the threshold for assessment has been met the Initial Response Service works with the child and family to determine the next steps required to meet a child's needs and ensure their safety and well-being. You will work within a Team supported by an experienced Team Manager who will provide reflective supervision, guidance and advice. The vacancy is a full time position of 37 hours per week.

The location of the base is in Byker, Newcastle upon Tyne with free parking facilities, however, the Initial Response Service covers cases from across the City. Newcastle Children's Social Care have a hybrid approach to working with staff generally working from between the office and home. IT equipment will be provided to support remote working; there is an expectation the suitable candidate will work from the office at least 1 day per week to cover Duty.

Benefits of working with Remedy

  • A personal one-one service from your highly experienced dedicated consultant.
  • Top tier supplier to numerous local authorities throughout the UK giving us access to jobs before other agencies.
  • Referral bonus - up to £250* per person placed.
  • Option to be paid on either Wednesday or Friday.

*Terms & Conditions apply

You will be required to fully register with Remedy for all locum positions.

Remedy Social Care is a REC Standard agency and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the vulnerable. Successful applicants will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the DBS. Our objective is to be an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from everyone with suitable skills and ability regardless of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, gender, disability, sexual orientation, age, religion or belief. All applications will be accepted and reviewed solely on merit.