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Senior Practitioner - Looked After Children - South London

Senior Practitioner - Looked After Children - South London

  • Location

    South London, London

  • Sector:

    Social Care

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £30.00 - £34.00 per hour + Depending on experience

  • Contact:

    Holly Astrop

  • Contact email:

    holly@remedymedical.co.uk

  • Salary high:

    34

  • Salary low:

    30

  • Job ref:

    hol-76987_1551884727

  • Published:

    2 months ago

  • Duration:

    On going

  • Expiry date:

    2019-04-05

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Remedy Recruitment Group are currently seeking an experienced Senior Practitioner to work within a Looked After Children Team (LAC) for a Local Authority based in South London.

Job Purpose

  1. With appropriate supervision, assess for and provide services to children and families in need within the framework of the appropriate legislation, regulations, departmental procedures and child care policy. This will include responsibility for children and families where needs are particularly complex and problematic.
  1. To ensure that services are efficiently and effectively provided, liaising as necessary with other divisions, Council Departments, N.H.S. trusts, schools, carers, voluntary and independent sector providers.
  1. To maintain high standards of professional practice within their own workload and to promote and enhance such practice within the team and division.
  1. Senior Practitioners may be responsible for supervision of some staff (up to level III Social Workers) in the service and share the operational management of the service.
  1. All postholders are expected to maintain professional standards of practice and to work in accordance with the Departmental vision, values, procedures and managerial guidance.
  1. To manage a caseload of children and families, including:

6.2 Making a comprehensive assessment of need, in partnership with the child, parents, other family members and professionals as appropriate in accordance with the National Assessment Framework.

6.3 Planning, implementing and terminating interventions.

6.4 Facilitating the provision and co-ordination of appropriate services.

6.5 Making referrals to the Community Mental Health Team where adults have particularly complex or problematic needs and maintaining liaison with psychiatric services in order to promote timely and effective management of mental health problems.

You will need to be:

HCPC registered

Eligible to work in the UK

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