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Staffordshire County Council - Senior Practitioner - LAC

Staffordshire County Council - Senior Practitioner - LAC

  • Location

    Staffordshire, England

  • Sector:

    Social Care

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Mikeala Osborn

  • Contact email:

    Mikeala@remedymedical.co.uk

  • Salary high:

    21

  • Salary low:

    20

  • Job ref:

    MIKEALA_1603263665

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    Ongoing

  • Expiry date:

    2020-11-20

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Our client, Staffordshire County Council is looking for a Senior Practitioner to join their Looked After Children team.

Qualified Social Worker required for large, busy Care Planning and Court Team based in Tamworth. The Team has a reputation for providing high quality support to our Looked After Children, and detailed analytical assessments, reports and evidence to the Courts.
You will be responsible for assessments, and statutory responsibilities for Looked after Children. You will have responsibility for assessing and planning for children in the care of the Local Authority whether it be a return home; placement with friends or family; or long term fostering. Children allocated to you will be at a more complex level than those of less experienced workers.
The ability to engage and communicate with children is essential and to support children in care to reach their full potential. You will need to work closely with colleagues in Safeguarding, Fostering, Adoption and Friends and Family Teams.
If you are confident and have the skills and experience to manage a busy caseload then this is an opportunity to join a busy and supportive team who are committed to producing high quality work within a service which has a clear focus on achieving positive outcomes for children and young people.

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