Senior Practitioner SW8031

  • Type: Full Time
  • Location: London
  • Role: 6months-ongoing
  • Salary: to £35 per hour
  • Reference: SW8031
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SW Locums are looking for a Qualified Social Worker to work as a Senior in the Children & Family Team in Tower Hamlets in London. This post falls within the Looked after Children’s Team so we need someone with exceptional Statutory experience in a similar setting.  Must be comfortable with Court Work.

The Clients needs are a Social Worker with experience of:  

  • Working with Children and Families
  • Completing single assessments of parents and the potential risk to their child/children
  • Working with parents with mental health issues, substance misuse and domestic violence
  • Working with children and families with learning disabilities
  • Undertaking Child Protection and Child in need home visits
  • Section 47 investigations
  • Carrying out duty work; making referrals and Assessments
  • Writing court reports
  • Working with diversity
  • Actively contributing to team working, supporting colleagues, covering for colleagues in their absence and taking part in team meetings
  • Prepare Child Protection conference report and Looked after child review reports
  • Prepare court reports for care proceedings
  • Prepare care plans for children and young persons
  • Attend and participate in Child Protection conference and Reviews.
  • Attend and participate in Looked after child review
  • Organise and chair core group meetings with other professionals
  • Participate in Strategy meeting with other professionals
  • Attend and Chair placement planning meetings for Looked after children
  • Prepare and monitor and review care packages for looked after children • Organise and chair to prepare and review Child in Need agreement meetings with other professionals
  • Carry out viability assessment on prospective kinship carers
  • Attend and contribute to various multi-disciplinary meetings these include Child Protection Conferences; Child in Need Meetings, complex professionals meeting and Pre-proceedings meetings under the Public Law Outline.

With SW Locums you can rely on:

  • 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 *
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* Terms and conditions apply to our bonus scheme.