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Senior Practitioner- LAC and Permanency- Essex

Senior Practitioner- LAC and Permanency- Essex

  • Location

    Essex, England

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    Social Care

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  • Salary:

    £31 - £33 per hour

  • Contact:

    Lorna Burner

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

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The position is for a Senior Practitioner in the Permanency team, which is part of the Through Care Service. Permanency team is a Court team, dealing with cases in care proceedings, mainly CLA cases however some of the cases are in PLO, therefore children are subject to CP/CIN plans

The candidate need to demonstrate in both the CV and interview the following skills and knowledge;

- at least 3 years' experience of working with cases in care proceedings (court work)

- sound knowledge of Legislation and policies in respect of Looked after children

- high standard writing skills , writing of court reports (court statements, court care plans) , completion of adoption paperwork for Adoption Panels and Court ( Child Permanency reports , Annex A and B reports)

-undertaking assessments as directed by the Court such as viability assessments, Special Guardianship assessments, parenting assessments, etc.

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