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Advanced Practitioner - Child Protection Team

Seven Resourcing
Posted 23 days ago
Location

Exeter

Contract type

Full Time

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Seven Resourcing are looking for a Qualified Social Worker to work as an Advanced Practitioner in Tiverton, Devon in the Child Protection Team. This is a full time position and is paying £46 per hour, also including £150 Per Week expense allowance towards travel/accommodation.

37 Hours Per Week, including hybrid remote/office working.

The role:

Our Advanced Social Workers make a vital contribution to the delivery of high-quality social care services, and we're looking for passionate individuals to join us and make an impact on the lives of the children and families we work with. In Children and Families, our teams are responsible for working with children in need and those who need more robust protection in the form of child protection plans and legal intervention (pre-proceedings and proceedings). 

Key Responsibilities:

The work is varied, and you will be working creatively within our restorative practice model to enable Social Workers and partner agencies to promote positive change within the child's family and family network. Working as an Advanced Social Worker Working closely with your Team Manager, you will provide professional leadership and supervision to colleagues within your team, supporting your manager with the day-to-day operations of your team and contributing to an effective and efficient service to children and families. This is a hands-on role, where you have a smaller caseload, working with children and families with a complexity of needs (including undertaking in-depth assessments) and where, through supervision and mentoring, you will share your knowledge and experience with colleagues and students to continually improve practice standards within your team. You will champion high standards of professional social work practice, by encouraging and supporting opportunities for reflection and learning and delivering on-the-job training, coaching and mentoring to unqualified/alternatively qualified staff, students and less experienced social workers. About you Advanced Social Workers provide a lead social work role within each team, supporting the development of good evidence-based practice. With substantial post-qualifying experience and the ability to demonstrate that you're working at the Experienced Social Worker level, you will:

- Demonstrate the ability to work with families with complex needs within a multi-agency environment

-Be able to demonstrate knowledge and experience of social work mentoring, coaching and training professional colleagues

- Have evidence of substantial post-qualifying training and development

- Be able to lead improvement and challenge the quality of social care practice in a constructive manner

Applicant Requirements:

  • Qualifications: Qualification in Social Work
  • Experience: 2+ years working within a similar role. 
  • Compliance: Current DBS check. 
  • Travel: Clean UK driving license with the ability to commute to and from work independently.
  • Hours: 37 hours p/w.

Working with Seven Social Care:

We have been helping social care professionals find exciting new roles for almost a decade, so we know exactly where to look when it comes to sourcing the best opportunities. We operate across the UK, and, with over 300 five-star reviews, multiple awards and amazing relationships with the biggest employers in UK social care, we give you the best chance of landing your next role.

 

We have a reputation for recruiting at lightning speed, however, we can only respond to candidates who meet the exact requirements of the position. If you have any queries about a role or application, please visit our website where our amazing candidate support team will be more than happy to help.

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