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Senior Social Worker / Senior Practitioner

  • Oldbury, West Midlands, England
  • Temporary / Full Time
  • Alistair Guite
  • £29.93 - £32.34

Seven Resourcing are looking for an interim Safeguarding Senior Social Worker/Practitioner for a maternity leave post at Sandwell Children’s Trust covering the Smethwick area.

The role:

As a Safeguarding Social Worker you will be holding a caseload of 21 – 23 acting as the transition between the initial referral assessment and going through court to care proceedings.

Key Responsibilities:

– Extensive knowledge and application of the Public Law Outline and the conduct of Court Cases

– Extensive experience in completing assessments and making recommendations on how those needs can be met

– Experience of Quality Assuring written work and providing feedback verbally and in writing

– Significant knowledge of legislation and regulation guidance relevant to your role and experience of working in frontline Children’s Services – Strong written and verbal skills and experience of mentoring/supporting less experienced Social Workers

– This specialist role is equivalent to a Team Manager position to enable challenge and escalation as 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 HCPC registration and DBS.
  • Travel: Clean UK driving license with the ability to commute to and from work independently.
  • Hours: 37.5 hours p/w.

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