Enfield Childrens Senior Practitioner SW5503

  • Temporary
  • Greater London
  • Role: Long contract
  • Salary: To £35 Umbrella
  • Reference: SW5503
  • Posted 3 weeks ago

Experienced Senior Practitioners Required for Enfield Social Services. You will require HCPC registration for this post together with a superior knowledge of Child protection, Section 47 and court based work.

Working with SW Locums you will receive superior levels of support and access to all the latest vacancies from all the London and surrounding counties.

Should you wish to be considered for this post and others please call Sean at SW Locums on 01920 823775
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  •  A qualified and registered social worker, practising at level three or equivalent, with significant post qualifying experience covering a range of service areas in a statutory Children’s Services setting
  • Proven success in managing high risk/complex cases, meeting timescales and securing appropriate outcomes
  • Detailed knowledge of the  legal framework, procedures and key performance indicators relevant to the service area
  • Demonstrable success in verbal and written communications to a level which ensures that the quality assurance of statutory work can be completed to a high standard
  • Previous experience of providing advice, support and guidance to colleagues within the relevant service area
  • Knowledge of best practice, theory and research relating to a range of social work interventions
  • Proven ability to improve outcomes for children and young people through multi agency working, balancing the complex agendas of diverse stakeholders
  • Knowledge of child/young person development and experience of direct work with service users
  • To ensure a high quality and effective social work service to respond to the needs of children and their families in a timely manner and within statutory guidelines
  • To hold a caseload of the most complex cases in the service (80% of time)
  • To act as a recognised expert within their specialist field, representing the service on a diverse range of  multi agency partnerships as requested by  the manager
  • To mentor, provide advice and support and where appropriate co work with social workers or multi disciplinary team members
  • To drive service improvement through the direct development of others and the dissemination of experience, good practice and research
  • To support the management structure within each team in the completion of their duties