Children’s Social Care – Senior Practitioner

Location: Consett  |  County Durham  |  England
Sector: Social Care
Consultant: Linh Pook
Job Reference: 44587
Salary:
Job Status: Temporary / Full Time

Seven Social Care are looking for Qualified Children’s Social Worker – Senior Practitioner to work in one of our Families First Service in Consett, Durham. This is on a temporary basis and will be paid via an umbrella company on a day rate of £182.02.

The role:

We are looking for experienced social workers to hold a caseload of children in providing an effective, evidence based intervention with consideration of timeliness and impact.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage a caseload with a high level of complexity and risk including those children subject to care proceedings and child protection plans.
  • Act in a consultative role to less experienced social workers to ensure reflective practice in all single or multi-agency assessments, including the development of outcome focussed plans. This will include supporting less experienced staff with court proceedings, chairing core group and multi-agency meetings, and facilitating family group meetings.
  • Responsible for modelling a high standard of practice in relation to own casework, including good quality case recording and report writing.
  • Provide mentoring and specialist consultation or advice to colleagues and other professionals.

Applicant Requirements:

Required qualifications: Degree in social work or equivalent social work qualification, e.g. Post Graduate Diploma in Social Work (PDDipSW) Certificate of Qualification in Social Work (CQSW), Diploma in Social Work (DipSW), Certificate in Social Services (CSS) & current HCPC Registration.

 

The successful applicants for these posts will be required to apply for a Disclosure & Barring Service Enhanced Disclosure.

Working with Seven Social Care:

Established in 2011, Seven Social Care is a leading provider of social care professionals to county councils, charities, hospitals, care homes and private organisations across the UK.

Seven is the recruitment service that guarantees experienced, qualified and available staff exactly when you need them. Our expert talent acquisition team seamlessly connect professionals to all areas of social care; including Children and Adults, Mental Health, Substance Misuse, Community, Support Work and everything in between.

After being shortlisted for multiple awards in 2018, we are proud of our nationwide reputation for providing a world-class recruitment service that is underpinned by honesty, integrity and attention to detail.

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