Practice Educator - Positive Outcomes Project (POP)

Salary up to: £41,571 plus a Welcome Payment of £2,000* for external candidates
26 Apr 2022
12 Jun 2022
Job Ref
Worcestershire Children First Social Work Recruitment Team
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern
Flexible hours

Practice Educator Role, Positive Outcomes Project (POP)

Salary up to: £41,571 plus a Welcome Payment of £2,000 for external candidates*

37hr position

Part-time opportunity of 22.5 hours also available with a salary of up to £25,280 plus a Welcome Payment of £1,216 for external candidates+

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a team of practice educators based with Worcestershire Children First working across our community.  You will be responsible for supporting, assessing and supervising social work students on placement with the Positive Outcomes Project; working in partnership with universities and HEI to provide high quality 70 and 100 day statutory social work student placements.

The Positive Outcomes Project (POP) focuses on Worcestershire Children First’s vision and the challenges young people face today in terms vulnerability, contextual safeguarding concerns, their emotional wellbeing and life story work. The social work placements are statutory placements and will cover a range of both preventative and safeguarding direct work and assessments with varying levels of need and complexity based on student learning needs and project needs. The practice educator’s role is to ensure that the quality of these placements meets these objectives and delivers outcomes for children and young people.

The successful practice educator will support a small group of students co-working statutory assessments and supporting students to design and deliver tailored direct work in schools to groups of children or on a 1:1 basis.

For more information, please contact Teresa Bufton, POP Team Manager, on 01905 845 737.

To apply please complete the attached application form and return this to by the closing date below.

Please confirm as part of the personal statement whether you are applying for full or part time opportunity.

Closing date: 12th June 2022

Interviews: 20th June 2022

*Salary includes annual £2,000 retention payment (pro rated for part time opportunity, T&C’s apply to both retention and welcome payment.


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