Southend Senior Practitioner SW0090

  • Temporary
  • South East
  • Role: Long contract
  • Salary: to £32
  • Reference: SW0090
  • Posted 2 weeks ago

SW Locums are recruiting for a UK Experienced Senior Practitioner with the ability to enter this Access & Intervention team rolling. 

The team in Southend and at SW Locums are highly skilled and supportive and available to assist you on your journey finding a suitable posting.

SW Locums run an accurate payroll as fast as possible, meaning temp workers receive their pay must faster than other agencies. Taking the stress out of temp working is our speciality. 

This post requires a minimum of 4 years UK experience, preferably in a similar setting.

You will be required to provide professional and comprehensive casework to a caseload of children and young people appropriate to experience and capabilities. To ensure the highest of professional standards and good overall knowledge of relevant legislation regulation and practice methods

Key Responsibilities

To provide an efficient and cost effective service to children, young people and their families, ensuring that the needs of the children and their parents/carers are professionally assessed.

To investigate, evaluate and analyse information on cases, demonstrating clarity of assessment, reliability of information, evidences conclusions and realistic action plans. Ensure adequate recording that evidences practice

To develop practice, that takes a holistic view of the individual, locating them in both their immediate and extended social circles, and having full regard to their overall development needs.

To ensure that all case management complies with the statutory requirements and the Council’s policies and procedures

To prepare and submit written reports as and when required, including statements and care plans for care proceedings in the Family Proceedings, County and High Courts.

To ensure the Team Manager is kept fully appraised of problems arising from workload and seek advice as and when necessary.

Where appropriate to act as the duty worker for the team, responding to queries and issues.

To use ICT as required to maintain accurate case records, and to be able to report on key performance management data.

To proactively liaise with and work in partnership other agencies and organisations, parents and carers.

To attend conferences, reviews and court as required for each case presenting the Council  plans and opinions with professionalism and integrity.

To use ICT as required to maintain accurate case records, and to be able to report on key performance management data.

To undertake any other duties as may be required which are appropriate for grades of posts up to and including the grade of this post. This will include covering for other posts