Senior Practitioner | Children Looked After

Location: Hemel Hempstead  |  Hertfordshire  |  England
Sector: Social Care
Consultant: Jamie Chittock
Job Reference: 31483
Salary: £35000 - £45000
Job Status: Permanent / Full Time

Senior Practitioner | Children Looked After


£35,000 – £45,000 Per Annum.

As a Senior Practitioner, you will be working within a team based in Hertfordshire. As the post holder of this role, you will receive a competitive package of 35,000 – £45,000 Per Annum.

About the role:

  • Are you a qualified, HCPC registered social worker with at least 2 years post registration experience as a social worker in a social care or multi-agency community setting?
  • Do you excel in your profession and are you interested in the challenges of working in a busy, high volume, professional environment?
  • You will need to be motivated and flexible with high professional standards and sound knowledge and experience of current legislation and its application to practice in a social care setting.
  • An applied knowledge of The Care Act and The Mental Capacity Act and experience of undertaking safeguarding enquiries is essential alongside experience of working in complex situations using professional judgement and a range of interventions.
  • You will be able to communicate in a clear, fluent, concise and jargon free way and in a courteous, calm and professional manner.
  • You will have experience of, and be able to provide, professional, reflective supervision, guidance and advice to less experienced social workers, including those completing ASYE and social work students.


  • A recognised Social Work qualification (Dip SW, CQSW, CSS or approved equivalent, BA Hons Social Work or other relevant degree in Social Work)
  • Registration with the Health Care Professions Council (HCPC)
  • Experience of supervising less experienced staff

What to expect:

  • You will receive professional supervision and be working in a team of motivated, dedicated and friendly colleagues.
  • A competitive salary, opportunity for progression, excellent training including a thorough induction, essential training matrix linked to your role and professional development plans

Can you see yourself working in Hertfordshire?

Apply today.

This job is advertised by Jamie Chittock; if you are interested in this position please click and apply now.

Please feel free to contact Jamie on 07520 632 940