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Senior Practitioner - Childrens Transitions Team

  • Job reference: GRISPNC
  • Location: Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified Social Work
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Job description: Role: Senior Practitioner - Transitions/Whole Life Disability Team
Location: Nottingham
Term: 3 Months ongoing, Full Time
Rate: £35PH

Candidates will work within the relevant legislative and statutory planning frameworks, Government Guidance, the City Council's core values and strategic aims, and the Department's policies and procedures. The Whole Life Disability vision is to take a whole life approach to ensure disabled people live safe, fulfilling lives.

The Whole Life Disability Approach supports citizens with physical and learning disabilities from childhood right through to adulthood to ensure a smooth transition between services. The team works closely with Health colleagues to commission and support citizens in a range of services including community support, residential and hospital settings.

Essential Requirements
1. Experience of supervising Children's Social Workers or working as an assistant Team Manager.

2. Substantial experience as a Social Care practitioner with children and families across a range of functions including assessment, delivery of care and Child Protection plans, and court work.

3. Thorough knowledge of the Children Act 1989 and related Guidance, other relevant legislation, the Government's Objectives for Children's Services, and the Assessment Framework for Children in Need and Working Together to Safeguard Children.

4. Understanding of whole life, strength based person centred approaches.

Benefits of working with us:

- SCS will fund the £9 a week fee via ARCH Umbrella company!

- SCS will pay £150 to any new Qualified Social Workers after 4 weeks in an assignment

- SCS offer £250 for every Qualified Social Worker you refer over to us!(£150 after 6 weeks in the assignment and £100 after completing 12 weeks)

- SCS will offer £150 to Qualified Social Workers sourcing their own job and referring it to the agency!

- SCS will pay up to £250 each year to help with your Continuing Professional Development.

- SCS will pay a "Thank you" bonus to Qualified Social Workers after each 12-month period they complete with SCS.

If you are interested in the role, or know of anyone who may be, please contact Theo at Service Care Solutions on 01772 208 964 or email

Service Care Solutions also offers a £250 referral bonus! So if you know of anyone who would be perfect for this position and they are placed into work, you will receive £250 for the referral once their probationary period has been completed!