Senior Practitioner

Recruiter
Connect2SocialWork
Location
Luton
Posted
16 Sep 2020
Closes
22 Sep 2020
Ref
1708085704
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
Children's Social Workers

Connect2Socialwork are looking for a Senior Practitioner to work in a Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH) team on behalf on Luton Borough Council.

Job role entails:
  • Receive and handling all initial Children Social Care contacts and queries via telephone and written methods.
  • To prioritise the most vulnerable and at risk individuals and recommend appropriate advice and action

You must have at least 3 years' experience of working in a similar role (Front Door, MASH, Initial Response etc)

This post pays up to £35ph.

Useful information about Luton:
  • Flexible / Home working is in place and likely to remain so for the foreseeable future. Equipment is provided, Laptop and phone where necessary.
  • Most visits / meetings are carried out on Skype and What's App.
  • Luton is a diverse town and is often compared to London, which offers social workers a great opportunity to gain more experience.
  • They are opening their own academy in October which will offer NQSW the opportunity to join them.
  • They have a great support / training program in place.
  • They will consider Non Drivers. At present more than likely in most cases, however when back to normal will still look and see if they can fit around the current team in place.

Candidates will ideally have:
  • Have at least 3 years' experience of working as in a MASH team
  • HCPC registration
  • Be self-motivated and able to use own initiative
  • Be able to work under pressure and in stressful and challenging situations
  • Be able to demonstrate sensitivity, vigilance and professionalism in their work
  • Have a can-do attitude and flexible approach
  • Eligible to work in the UK

Benefits of working for Connect2Socialwork:
  • Free DBS and compliance service
  • Access to a wide range of roles nationwide, as well as exclusive roles to C2S
  • Your own dedicated consultant with extensive knowledge
  • Reward schemes such as Refer a Friend
  • Prompt and reliable payroll system
  • Work for an agency owned by Kent County Council


If interested in this role or any other, please contact Rachel Feehan on or email a CV to

About Connect2Socialwork
Connect2Socialwork is wholly owned by Kent County Council. In addition to our links with KCC, we can provide available work with the majority of the local authorities nationwide. Our commitment to you is we will work proactively and tirelessly to market you until we find you that perfect role.

All posts are subject to satisfactory DBS check and references.

Connect2Staff/Connect2Kent, part of Commercial Services Trading/Kent Ltd, is an equal opportunities Employment Agency & Business and positively encourages applications from all suitably qualified and eligible candidates.