Senior Residential Children's Practitioner 32613 CHEE - Norwich, Norfolk

Norfolk County Council
United Kingdom
£25,000 - £29,999
12 Jun 2018
15 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Exciting opportunity in Norfolk Residential Children’s Homes providing emergency and time limited, specialist care for young people (male and female) aged between 8 - 17 years, when either family, foster care, mainstream residential or other community based placements are not possible or desirable at the time.

As the Senior Practitioner, you will be expected to contribute to an assessment of the child's needs with the objective of either reunification; a move to a family or community based placement or a longer term or more specialised residential home.

You will be part of the management team and required to take part in the out of hours on call system.

You will be joining a highly motivated and enthusiastic team who endeavour to make significant changes in young people’s lives. Ideally you will have a background in residential care or be experienced in working with children. You will be required to have a social work or appropriate nursing qualification and you will be expected to supervise staff.

To work within this environment, you will need to be committed to making a difference in the lives of young people. You will need to be reliable, have good personal relationship and communication skills as well as high professional standards.

For an informal discussion regarding this vacancy please contact: Mary Tuddenham, Team Manager, Loki House – 01603 755607.

We would like to make you aware that priority consideration for this post may be given to current employees who are affected by restructure within the organisation or are in a redeployment position.

For further details and how to apply online please click the 'apply' button.

Please quote job reference: 32613 CHEE

Closing date: 12 June 2018

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