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Permanent Senior Practitioner job in London (Safeguarding)

Location London, United Kingdom
Date Posted October 7, 2019
Category Social Workers (All Grades)
Job Type Social Work
Ref: drtbchfr
Location London
Profession Social Worker
Grade Senior Practitioner
Hours Full Time
Team Safeguarding


Senior Practitioner – Safeguarding

Salary £41,847 – £46,578

Senior Practitioner required to work within the Safeguarding Team of the Children in Need of Support and Protection. The borough is unique with diverse children and families, we are looking for senior practitioners that are ready for a fresh challenge, with the ability to make a real difference to the residents of the borough.

Experienced social work professionals with 4 years post qualifying experience, preferably in a similar setting. The successful candidates will join supportive colleagues whose core business relates to long-term child protection. The skill base required centre on excellent report writing skills, the ability to provide quality assessments. Where required implementation of child in need plans and supporting the children and families that are subject to statutory child protection measures. Senior Practitioners are required to take a multidisciplinary approach through liaising with partner agencies to ensure that children’s needs are provided efficiently and effectively. You will be required to manage complex cases, while ensuring the voice of the child is heard and recorded consistently. We are committed to “signs of safety” and need exceptional practitioners who are committed to embedding this model of working.

The structure of the safeguarding teams includes five team managers, five senior practitioners and twenty-four social workers managed by the service manager of safeguarding and support.

Team managers will provide on-going personal development through supervision.

The Council offers £3,000 recruitment payment within your first year of employment. Retention payments are made after 18 months of service to the value of £3,000. The retention payments are paid to experienced qualified social workers and are subject to conditions. Other benefits include 30 days of annual leave, 50 hours a year of personal development training and pension scheme.


For more details please call 0208 506 1111

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