Advanced Social Work Practitioner – Looked After Children
Grade: MM1 – £37,161 - £47,535
Job Reference: 5484
Contract Type: Permanent/Full-Time
We are seeking to recruit an Advanced Social Work Practitioner (with 3 years post qualifying experience) in the Looked After Children service based at Triangle House in Palmers Green. The post holder will hold some of the most complex cases in the service and support less experienced staff to develop their skills. Advanced Social Work Practitioners in the service help manage the busy duty system and need the confidence and knowledge to give advice on appropriate casework issues.
The successful applicant will have significant experience in working with Looked After Children from 0-16 years including complex care proceedings, permanency planning and service user involvement. Experience in early care planning and placing children in the full range of legal permanence options is crucial.
Triangle House is a lively, friendly and interesting place to work with an ethos of continued improvement and supportive management.
Closing and Interview Dates
Closing Date: midnight 14 February 2019
Interview Date: TBC
The standard process is for posts to be advertised on the Councils redeployment and internal site concurrently, however those members of staff that are at risk of redundancy and on the Council’s redeployment register will be considered first.
The ability to converse at ease with customers and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for this post.
If you are interested in this role and you would like an informal discussion about this vacancy, please contact Linda Hughes on 0208 379 8222.
If you have any difficulties accessing this information, please contact Bonnie Hayes on 0208 379 4703 or firstname.lastname@example.org . A textphone (minicom) is provided for those with a hearing or speech impairment on 020 8379 4419.
“This authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment”.