Positives Outcome Project (POP) Practice Educator
Practice Educator Role, Positive Outcomes Project (POP)
Salary: £35,745 - £38,890
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 statutory social work student placements.
The Positive Outcomes Project (POP) focuses on Worcestershire Children First 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, early help assessments and supporting students to design and deliver tailored direct work in schools to groups of children or on a 1:1 basis. There will be short periods between student placements whereby you will work with the social work teams in our Family Front Door carrying out short term pieces of social work practice until the next cohort of students arrives.
For more information about the role, please contact Teresa Bufton, POP Team Manager, on 01905 845 737.
Closing date is 29th November 2020.
Shortlisting taking place: 2nd December 2020
Interviews are scheduled to take place on: 9th December 2020