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Senior Practitioner - Childrens

Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England
GL4 6TW
Pay
£ 35 - 35 Per hour
Hours
Full time
Type
Bank
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Posted
9 May 2019
Closes
30 Jun 2019

Job Description

Working in one of our front line teams, either safeguarding (CIN, CP, CIC) assessment (s47)

  • To work closely with children, young people and their families, other staff within the service function and partner agencies to provide support and protection for children and young people in need and at risk.
  • To promote a range of services which carry out statutory duties as required by legislation and guidance.
  • To assess the needs of children, young people and families to plan and implement suitable multi-agency interventions and service provisions to meet need and review outcomes
  • Manage a caseload with a high level of complexity and risk including those children subject to care proceedings and child protection plans
  • Act in a consultative role to less experienced social workers to ensure reflective practice in all single or multi-agency assessments, including the development of outcome focussed plans. This will include supporting less experienced staff with court proceedings, chairing core group and multi agency meetings, and facilitating family group meetings.
  • Responsible for modelling a high standard of practice in relation to own casework, including good quality case recording and report writing
  • Provide mentoring and specialist consultation or advice to colleagues and other professionals
  • To undertake direct work with children, young people and families in order to manage risk and achieve the sustained and positive outcomes identified in assessments and plans
  • Attend relevant meetings which require high level professional input
  •  Maintain and facilitate professional working relationships with all stake holders to ensure the effective delivery of services
  • Support advanced practitioners to improve social work practice
  • To undertake training and development as required including on going post qualification professional development
  • Be accountable for own practice ensuring it is of high quality and reflect bests practice
  • Support, promote and safeguard the welfare of children and young people

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