Ref. 58746

Social Work Senior Practitoner

  • Location: Walsall, England
  • Salary: £32.34 - £32.34 per hour
  • Type: Temporary / Full Time

Seven Social Care is working with Walsall Council to recruit a Safeguarding Senior Practitioner for their South and Central service.

The great thing about this role as it’s a capped caseload of 15 AND NO COURT WORK.

£32.34 per hour (via umbrella), however we can also offer a PAYE service too.

You must be a car driver and be able to work on a hybrid model.

Flexible on working hours/part-time if necessary

Job Purpose:

Provide a great service to Walsall Children and Families Services and being a Senior Practitioner in a front line Safeguarding Team.


  • You will undertake preventative work with service users to diminish safeguarding concerns, investigating concerns of significant harm, and making appropriate use of legislation to safeguard and promote the welfare of service users.
  • You will provide a Social Work service to individuals, their families, and carers by assessing and identifying their needs and meeting them through direct therapeutic work, care planning and management.
  • You will be able to integrate a theoretical approach with practice.
  • You will engage effectively with situations of increasing complexity and challenge including multi-agency input, complex family organisational dynamics, multiple problems/disadvantages, multiple significant risk factors, and the need to consider the public interest.
  • You will ensure appropriate care for service users ensuring the best use of existing mainstream and specialist resources and demonstrating innovation with these resources where appropriate.

Applicant Requirements:

  • Qualifications: Degree approved by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).
  • Experience: 2+ years working with children as a qualified Social Worker in the UK.
  • Compliance: Up to date SWE registration and DBS.
  • Travel: Clean UK driving license with the ability to commute to and from work independently.
  • Hours: 37 hours p/w.

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