Senior Practitioner

Charles Hunter Associates
35000.00 - 40000.00 GBP Annual + + excellent benefits
07 Sep 2017
22 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Practitioner - County Durham

Salary of up to GBP40,000 per annum + excellent benefits

A highly reputable not-for-profit Independent Fostering Agency that provides a range of Fostering Services are looking for an experienced Senior Practitioner to join their small, developing team.

This post offers an excellent opportunity for an experienced Senior Supervising Social Worker looking to further their career within fostering.


  • Salary of up to GBP40,000 per annum
  • Generous annual leave
  • Mileage paid
  • Out-of-hours allowance
  • Pension Scheme
  • Flexible working
  • Health Cash Plan
  • Development opportunities

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Management and supervision of Staff
  • Training and developing Staff
  • Contribute to service development
  • Holding a small case load (the role remains "hands on")


  • A recognised Social Work qualification (CQSW/DipSW)
  • Active registration with the Health Care Professionals Council (HCPC)
  • Significant experience within Fostering or Children's Services
  • Post qualification award to show progression (desirable)
  • NVQ Level 4 Registered Managers Award or Leadership in Health and Social Care Level 5 (desirable) or must be willing to work towards this
  • An excellent working knowledge and understanding of the current legislations and frameworks relevant to Children Social Care, Fostering and Adoption including the Children's Act 1989 and its application to Social Work practice
  • Knowledge of OFSTED services and inspection framework
  • You must hold a full UK driving licence and have access to a fully functional vehicle

CLOSING DATE: End of September

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