Senior Practitioner SW6061

  • Type: Full Time
  • Location: Essex
  • Role: Rolling temporary contract
  • Salary: to £38 per hour
  • Reference: SW6061
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SW Locums are recruiting for a suitably experienced Senior Practitioner to safeguard vulnerable children and young people in Thurrock.

Must have Court Experience.

The appropriate applicant must have a minimum of 5 years UK statutory experience in Children’s services.

You must hold a current Social Work England registration.


  • To provide high quality, research based casework service to all children & family service users and hold cases that consist mainly of the most complex family situations
  • To offer consultation, support, specialist advice and joint working to colleagues within Children’s Services
  • To promote children living with their family where safe to do so
  • To comply with and promote legislation, statutory guidance and local policies and procedures
  • To be able to provide supervision to less experienced or unqualified workers

You must be capable of Case Management

  • Demonstrate skills in assessment, analysis, including risk analysis, and case planning to meet the needs of children and young people and creating imaginative and innovative care packages
  • Ability to apply research and evidence based practice to own work to ensure positive outcomes for children and young people
  • Able to take a lead within the service on a specialist area to promote knowledge across Children’s Services and partner agencies

Recording and report writing

  • Demonstrates ability to use IT systems effectively
  • Records clearly, accurately and in a timely fashion, to ensure statutory requirements are met
  • Produces complex, literate and well written reports to Court and other settings

SW Locums WILL Pay you quickly and accurately every week to ensure your well-being and concentration, solely on then job. We value our workforce and are available 24/7 to assist with support queries. We create a positive agency – worker relationship.