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Senior Practitioner - Family Assessment Centre

  • Job reference: FAC040121
  • Location: Haringey, London
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified Social Work
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Job description: Family Assessment Centre Senior Practitioner
Service Care Solutions are currently recruiting for a Senior Practitioner to join the Family Assessment Centre based with Haringey Council. This is a permanent opportunity to join a diverse and fast changing borough with a growing population of children and young people.

HOW TO APPLY - please send your most up to date cv to or alternatively call Jennifer on 01772 208964 for more information

Role Requirements
*Satisfactory enhanced DBS
*Active SW England registration
*Recognised social work qualification
*Experience of working with vulnerable children, young people and their families
*Experience of undertaking specialist PAMs assessments
*Experience of undertaking parenting programmes
*Knowledge and experience of using psycho-dynamic framework as a tool in understanding family dynamics to support families to reach their potential
*To carry a load of complex cases requiring experienced and expert practitioner input in relation to court directed parenting capacity assessments
*To model high quality professional behaviour and to develop and promote notions of authoritative practice within the service
*Progress children's plans in accordance with the current local protocols - this may include writing statements within timescales and giving evidence on behalf of the local authority in the Family Proceedings Court
*Taking the lead on bespoke pieces of work in conjunction with partner agencies
*Contribute to policy development

About Haringey Council
We are investing in creating a better borough for all our residents and improving the lives of children and young people in Haringey is our first corporate priority. We are located in the north of the capital with a population of approximately 250,000 people and a growing population of 0-19 year old's. We are a diverse and fast-changing borough and tomorrow's leaders, artists and innovators are busy growing up here.

Haringey Council is transforming its services for children and young people, and have already made exciting, innovative changes as we strive for excellence in all we do. We are a council with high ambitions; a place to work that is full of energy and focus. Our teams have passion, integrity and commitment, and people who join us, do so as they see Haringey Council as a learning organisation, and the people that work here strive for continuous improvement in their practice, aiming high to ensure we provide outstanding outcomes for our children.

We offer a great place to develop a career that creatively serves and develops Social work.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet our client's requirements.