Senior Practitioner

Moat House Leisure centre, Winston Avenue. Wood End, Coventry.
£36,153 - £42,806 per annum
27 Sep 2018
29 Sep 2018
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Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern

An opportunity has arisen for a Senior Practitioner in one of the East area teams based in Wood End Coventry. We are looking for a highly motivated and a reflective practitioner, who is passionate about relationship based practice and supporting families and workers to be resilient.

In return you will experience good supervision, feel a valued member of the management team and, have the opportunity to develop in your social work and management career. If you are interested in this position please contact Lisa Gunstone, Operational Lead on 07939279790 or Jacqueline Smith, Team Manager on Tel: (024) 76785568 or 07739624290.

You’ll need:
•A through working knowledge of relevant legislation, national standards, guidance, research, departmental policy and procedures, and institute legal processes where necessary.
•Experience in complex assessment and court based work.
•To have reached a level of ability where you can operation self-sufficiently in the application of relevant legislation, policy, procedures and social work theory.
•To be able to performance manage the team so that the service reads its objectives.

About us
We are an Area based service providing help and protection to children and their families. We are one part of a wider Children’s Service in Coventry and we are passionate about social work.
We are on a journey to create something special in social work. We offer low case numbers to give practitioners the opportunity to work hands on with families to make a positive difference.
We also have a comprehensive training program because we like to ensure every social worker has the opportunities they desire for their ongoing professional development.

In return, we can offer you an excellent pension scheme, childcare vouchers, 'MyCar' scheme, interest-free loans on annual travel cards, discounts at a number of city centre restaurants, shops and other establishments.

Working Pattern
Permanent Full time 37 hours
Monday to Thursday 8.30am-5.00pm
Friday 8.30am-4.30pm

Interview Date
8th October 2018

Equalities Statement
Coventry City Council is committed to delivering the best possible services and improving the quality of life for Coventry people. In order to do this effectively we aim to have a workforce that represents the diverse communities we serve, embracing and utilising the broad range of skills, experiences and perspectives this brings.

We are committed to making our recruitment practices as inclusive as possible for all. This includes making adjustments or changes for people who have a disability or long-term health condition..

Key Requirements
This post is exempted under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such appointment to this post will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of police records via Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

This Authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This post is covered by the Code of Practice on the English language fluency for public sector workers

Please note we will communicate any interview arrangements with you via email, so please check your email (including Spam/Junk) and WMJobs account on a regular basis after submitting your application.

This vacancy and advert will be closed as soon as sufficient applications are received. Therefore, it is strongly advised that you complete and return your application as soon as possible.

Supporting documents
Job Description and Person Specification.pdf

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