Senior Practitioner SW1480

  • Type: Full Time
  • Location: London
  • Role: ongoing contract
  • Salary: to £38 per hour
  • Reference: SW1480
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Description:

SW Locums need to find an available Social Work Senior Practitioner for a vacancy within Lambeth Front Line Child Protection Team.

The client offers caseloads of 16-18 children per social worker, and agency staff have access to 90% of Lambeth training.

The post is in an excellent commutable location in Brixton which is a very vibrant and diverse environment.

The client continues to adopt a hybrid way of working at home and in the office.

Requirement:

  • We want outstanding social workers who have at least 3 years’ experience of front line work social work i.e. court / CP / CIN / CLA
  • You will need to have excellent written and verbal skills with experience of writing good quality court statements / child and family assessments / Child in Need Plans / Child Protection Plans.
  • We are particularly interested in social workers who understand contextual harm and are confident in working with contextual safeguarding approaches.
  • Social workers who have good knowledge of systemic principles and Signs of Safety will do well in in this team.

Essential:

  • Ability to undertake CP/CIN/CLA visit, court work, reporting writing, attending and chairing meetings etc
  • At least 2 years experience of front line work social work i.e. court / CP / CIN / CLA
  • Excellent written and verbal presentation
  • Experience of writing good quality court statements / child and family assessments / Child in Need Plans / Child Protection Plans
  • Experience of working with a range of risk indicators – DA / Substance misuse / MH / Neglect / Physical Abuse / CSA etc
  • Ability to work in a team and on own initiative
  • Awareness of systemic principles / Signs of Safety
  • Understanding of impact of contextual harm, it’s causes and solutions • Awareness of what good or outstanding practice looks like • Ability to manage their own time to a high standard

SW Locums are a small, personable agency who will provide you with the personal care you can rely on, including:

  • Fastest pay available, from completion of timesheet to reaching your bank.
  • Constant, polite support with your own, vastly experienced and knowledgeable consultant.
  • Great rates of pay.
  • No “waffle”, informative and conscientious advice.
  • Contact available 24/7.
  • Access to exclusive vacancies nationwide.
  • Free DBS and compliance service.
  • Access to on-going training opportunities.
  • 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 *
SW Locums follow the government guidelines on ensuring safety of all during the risk of Covid-19.
* Terms and conditions apply to our bonus scheme.

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