Advance Practitioner

Up to £10,000
20 Nov 2020
20 Dec 2020
Contract Type
Part Time
Our client, a Greater Manchester Local Authority is seeking a Senior Practitioner to join their Children with Disabilities Team.

Pay rate is £30.00 per hour (umbrella).

The role will require experience in the following:
  • Managing a case load where circumstances and needs have indicated high levels of risk and complexity, multiple incidents of safeguarding, critical decision making in relation to investigation and protection arrangements and recourse to legal applications
  • Work alongside practitioners on cases where there are particularly high levels of complexity or risk.
  • Ensuring that effective risk management, decision making and preventative work is undertaken to promote independence of individuals and carers whilst taking into account the need to safeguard Children and Young People effectively.
  • Chairing child protection operational meetings where there are particularly high levels of complexity or risk.
  • Ensuring that complex cases that involve partners and their respective legal, statutory and regulatory functions are referred to the Safeguarding Unit for wider consideration.
  • Supporting interventions that may require complex court work.
  • Taking a constructive approach towards innovation and changes in methods of working which best improve the outcomes for Children and Young People.
  • Contributing to the development of safeguarding interventions related to the personalisation of social care and the implementation of these arrangements.
  • Leading on specific projects including service developments as required.
  • Authorising and quality assure reports, assessments & court documentation to ensure appropriate evaluation of risk & present evidence based statements to court.

Are you considering a move? If not, could you pass this on to your friends and colleagues? â€" we are offering £250 for every successful recommendation!!

About You;
  • Committed Social worker
  • Confident in Decision Making
  • Passionate about supporting Children and families

You will be a passionate and motivated Social Worker who appreciates the value that fostering provides to some of our most vulnerable children. You will be able to work using initiative and have strong interpersonal skills to not only engage carers, but to build robust relationships with colleagues. You will be a team player and be able to see the strengths in all you encounter with a keen commitment to problem solve innovatively.

If this isn’t the job for you, please have a think about whether you can recommend a friend or colleague â€" we are offering **£250** PER successful recommendation.

Please also remember we offer a substantial CPD fund!! Our Social Workers utilise their funds for training courses, books or to fund their trips to conferences and other relevant events. This can often be £500++++ !!! (depending on hours/days worked)

Would you consider joining us? I’m free to talk every week-day from 8am onwards and happy to take evening calls too if it’s easier. And if we’re very lucky, perhaps you might tell your friends too â€" don’t forget we offer £250 per successful referral.