Advanced Social Work Practitioner

Location
Intervention & Prevention Team, Stourbridge Family Centre, Forge Road, Stourbridge, DY8 1XF
Salary
£38,429 to £41,263 per annum
Posted
19 Sep 2019
Closes
28 Sep 2019
Job Ref
Dudley000004800
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern
Standard
Hours
Full-Time

“Dudley Early Help: Building resilience, not reliance”

Are you looking for your next challenge?

Do you want to be part of a team that is striving to offer outstanding services for Children and families?

Have you got the skills and experience to make change happen?

……. If the answer is yes then we would like you to be part of #Teamdudley

Hours: 37 hours

Salary: Grade 11 

We are looking to recruit a motivated and experienced Advanced Social Work Practitioner to become part of our Intervention and Prevention Team. This is an exciting position that will allow the applicant to work within a highly motivated team overseeing bespoke packages of support and assessments.

Some of the key areas of focus for this position are:

  • Oversight of statutory parenting assessments
  • Ensuring consistency and quality across the team
  • Developing and delivering packages of support that will enable positive outcomes for families
  • Offering advice, guidance and knowledge to staff on areas such as practice and resources

We are looking for professionals who have a history of working within family support, youth or social care services to promote better outcomes for adolescents and families and reduce the risk of admission/readmission into care.

As an Advanced Social Worker within Early Help you can expect:

  • A comprehensive learning and development package
  • High quality professional supervision
  • Supportive and collaborative team working
  • Excellent progression opportunities
  • A significantly streamlined IT system allowing more time away from admin and more time to work with children and their families.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people; therefore the post is subject to medical clearance and an enhanced DBS check. For an informal discussion please contact Rob Woodcock on 01384 814077 or rob.woodcock@dudley.gov.uk

NB: We reserve the right to close vacancies prior to the advertised closing date should a large number of applications be received

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