Senior Practitioner

Posted 16 days ago by Pertemps
Location London Job Type Contract
Salary £32 - £37 per annum Sector Social Care
We have a live opportunity available within the Child Protection/Safeguarding team based in South London paying between £32-£37. This is a locum post on an ongoing-contract. 

Candidates must have substantial knowledge and experience in the following areas of business and will be required to provide evidence of this:
  • Experience of identifying the needs of children and young people and establishing targeted planning to meet their needs.
  • Practical experience producing in depth and analytical assessments for complex cases
  • Experience of multi-disciplinary working with children and families and chairing formal multi- disciplinary meetings
  • Experience of undertaking assessments and writing court reports and presenting evidence in court.
  • Knowledge of child protection, looked after children, and associated child in need social work practice issues
  • Knowledge of methods of social work intervention.
  • In-depth knowledge of relevant legislation, regulations, guidance and policies.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the framework for the assessments of children in need and their families.
  • Contemporary knowledge of social work applications, i.e. attachment theory, enabling change, parenting and kinship assessments, behaviour and behaviour management.