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Senior Practitioner

  • Job reference: GRINOTTSSP
  • Location: Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Management, Qualified Social Work
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Job description: 2 x Senior Practitioners
Nottingham Childrens Services

Candidate will be responsible for supporting the TM by supervising the Children's Social Workers within the team. They 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

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!