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Senior Practioner - Safeguarding & Support - Children's Service

  • Job reference: SeniorPrac Haringey
  • Location: Haringey, London
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified Social Work
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Job description: We are currently looking for a Children's Service Qualified Senior Practitioner to work within the Safeguarding & Support Service based in Haringey.

The role is a permanent and full time basis working 36 hours over Monday - Friday.
Salary for this role is from £41,847 - £46,578


Closing Date: Wednesday 24th March 2019


Haringey Council

Haringey Council has been through a journey of improvement over the past ten years, with continued aspirations to fulfil the first corporate priority of enabling every child the best start in life. The borough of Haringey is unique with diverse children and families, we are looking for social workers that are ready for a fresh challenge, with the ability to make a real difference to the residents of Haringey.

Benefits working with Haringey:

*Learning & Development Opportunities
*A starting paid annual leave allowance of 26 days plus an additional 8 bank holiday holidays
*Haringey Council pays 24.9% of your salary into the highly rated Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS)
*Flexible Scheme
*Other wide ranging Employee Benefits include subsidised Travel Passes, Childcare Vouchers, a Cycle to Work Scheme, access to Employee discounts and cash back on retailers and restaurants plus free personal financial advice.
*Relocation Packages available

About you:

*At least three years post qualifying experience in children's services and especially in the areas of safeguarding and child protection and as a Senior Practitioner
*HCPC Registered & Social Work Qualified.
*Show excellent report writing skills and the ability to provide quality assessments
*act as an experienced and expert social work practitioner, promoting good practice and actively supporting the day to day functioning and development of the team.

About the role:

*To support the team manager in the running of the team and to develop and maintain practice expertise in all areas covered by the service remit and to contribute to policy development promote a culture of organisational learning and development in the context of partnership working.
*To be responsible for a managed caseload of the more complex cases in the service and ensure the delivery of a high quality social work input, consistent with accepted notions of best practice and national and local guidance, in the context of partnership working.
*To offer case advice, mentoring, coaching and guidance to others in the service as required including co-working, joint visiting, assistance with court statements and other reports and assessments.

Referral Bonus

If this job is not for you however you have someone in mind, REFER THEM! We offer a great referral bonus of £250 for every referred candidate who gets placed in to work!

If you would like to apply for this role or request more information please do get in contact with me at Dylan.mcfaulds@servicecare.org.uk or alternatively call 01772 208964