Senior Practitioner Richmond SW0222

  • Type: Full Time
  • Location: London
  • Role: Ongoing
  • Salary: to £40 per hour
  • Reference: SW0222
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SW Locums are looking for Senior Practitioners for the Safeguarding Team in Richmond. The role will be to provide direct support to children and young people and their families to improve outcomes for children.

This is a such a supportive and progressive team, committed to career progression and gaining the best outcomes for service users whilst positively developing the workers.

Senior Practitioners work on the most complex cases including cases in legal proceedings and may contribute to team management, deputising for the Team Leaders and potentially supervising the work of a social worker, ASYE or student.

This role has a major contribution to make to the delivery of our vision and strategic priorities set out in the Children and Young People’s Plan, by delivering all aspects of high quality social work provision to children and their families.
As part of individual professional development and contribution to the development of others, at times this role will require supervision of Social Work students and Newly Qualified Social Workers as part of the AfC ASYE programme.

Qualifications required: 
● Educated to a degree level with a relevant professional qualification in social work.
● Postgraduate qualification in a relevant field i.e. social work, leadership and management.
● Active Social Work England registration and proven evidence of continuing professional
● development

Comprehensive Job Description available upon request

At SW Locums you will benefit from:

  • Great, fast and accurate rates of pay.
  • Committed support with your own, vastly experienced and knowledgeable consultant.
  • No “waffle” straight talking, conscientious and informed advice.
  • Contact available 24/7.
  • Access to exclusive vacancies nationwide. and exclusive training.
  • Free DBS and compliance service.
  • Industry leading “Refer a Friend” recommendation scheme offering up to £300 for successfully placed referrals.*
  • Excellent “Find your own job” bonus – get £250 for bringing your own position to us *

Rest assured, we will look after you.

* Terms and conditions apply to our bonus scheme.