Senior Practitioner x2- CSWT - Children Social Work Team

Social Care
Salary negotiable
Dover, Folkestone ect
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 Main duties and responsibilities:

Manage a caseload of complex cases involving high levels of risk and needs to a high standard to ensure resources are utilised effectively..

Provide a high quality resource of professional social work knowledge and expertise to a team of Social Workers, to include student supervision, chairing complex meetings, assisted fieldwork, attendance in court, case audits and reviews etc, to assist the team in ensuring that it carries out its core tasks to a high standard.

Provide coaching and mentoring support to Social Workers, including those undertaking social work training, to support and further their professional knowledge and development to impact upon the overall quality of practice within teams.

Purpose of the Job:

Manage a caseload of complex and difficult cases involving assessment, planning and implementation and evaluation of appropriate action to ensure resources are utilised effectively to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and their families

Contribute to raising and maintaining standards of professional social work within a social work team, develop areas of specialist practice, offer expert advice to less experienced staff, supervise unqualified staff and act as a Practice Assessor for students/ASYE.

The postholder should be working in line with the relevant standards set out in the Social Care

Capability Framework (SCCF).

Roles aviliable in:  Dover, Folkestone & Whistable.