Senior Practitioner - Children

  • Job Reference: CRA405339
  • Date Posted: 16 November 2020
  • Recruiter: CRA Group Limited
  • Location: Enfield, London
  • Salary: £27.00 to £33.00 Per Hour
  • Bonus/Benefits: Inside IR35
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Duration: Initially 3 months

Job Description

The Advanced Practitioner is required to have significant Referral & Assessment experience, they will hold a slightly reduced caseload. So that in addition to their caseload the post holder will:

  • Assist & support less experienced staff, ASYE, Students
  • Attend court, conferences and joint visits Support the Team manager with duty tasks to include screening cases and responding to contacts (open cases)
  • Attend relevant partnership meetings
  • Deputise for the Team Manager on duty matters this may include strategy discussions with the police.
  • Co-working cases with less experienced social workers, including ASYE
  • Attend conferences without a Team Manager and where appropriate it may be agreed for the ASWP to chair Strategy Meeting.
  • Support and lead on Group Supervision as and when appropriate.

 Skills and Abilities

  • Significant R & A experience
  • Ability To Deal With Sensitive Issues
  • At least 4 years experience within children's Qualified Social Care
  • Knowledge Of Child Development, Child Protection Procedures And Risk To Children
  • Experience Of Working With Children On The Child Protection Register And Children Looked After
  • Enhanced DBS 
  • Dipsw Qualified Or Equivalent