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Senior Practitioner - Safeguaring and Support - Haringey

  • Job reference: HaringPermSenior
  • Location: Haringey, London
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified Social Work
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Job description: Senior Practitioner - Safeguarding and Support Team - Haringey Council
Service Care Solutions are looking for a Senior Practitioner to join the Children's Social Care Sector at Haringey Council. The successful post holder will need to be a resilient and authoritative practitioner who places children and young people and their welfare at the heart of their practice. This is a permanent position.

SALARY - £42,684 - £45,585
CONTRACT - Permanent
CLOSING DATE - Monday 22nd June (Haringey reserve the right to close application before the advertised date if sufficient numbers of applications have been received, so early application is advised)

*At least 3 years PQE in children's services, especially in the areas of safeguarding and child protection
*Recognised Social Work Qualification
*SWE Registration
*Experience in court work and working with children in care proceedings
*Evidence of good quality practice, consistent with the notions of authoritative practice

*Understanding of the Assessment Framework within the context of high quality social work practice
*Ability to support a culture of professional and multi-agency learning and development
*Ability to present confidently and clearly both verbally and in writing, with acknowledgement of the intended audience
*Working collaboratively with other services and external partners to deliver successful outcomes
*To maintain accurate and up to date electronic case records in line with Departmental policies and procedures and contribute to the continued development of the data base
*To model high quality professional behaviour and to develop and promote notions of authoritative practice within the service
*To progress children's plans in accordance with current local protocols, this may include writing statements within timescales, giving evidence on behalf of the local authority in Family Proceedings Court and any other court within the family division as required

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 olds. 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.