Specialist Practitioner (Children's Services)

Recruiter
Anonymous
Location
Stoke-on-Trent
Salary
30.00 - 33.00 GBP Hourly + GBP30.00 - GBP33.00/hour
Posted
29 Aug 2019
Closes
26 Sep 2019
Job Type
Consultant
Contract Type
Contract
Looking for a Specialist Practitioner to join a team in Stoke on Trent.
2 Positions 3 months minimum.37 hours per week
DBS Enhanced check with children barred list is required
Vacancy on a Children in Care Team.
- Experience of assessments
- Experience of direct work with children and families
- Awareness of statutory responsibilities for children in care and some experience in the completion of court documentation
- Experience of pathway planning and care planning
Job Purpose
* To ensure that within all cases, but specifically complex situations all eligible children receive good quality, in-depth assessments, robust plans with SMART planning that is appropriate to meet their needs and achieve good outcomes for children.
* To support less experienced members of the team and students in learning and developing skills, knowledge and expertise, by providing advice, guidance and mentoring.
Key Duties / Responsibilities
* To carry out assessments and manage plans of intervention/support/care within government and departmental prescribed timescales and standards, as required by the Practice and/or Principal Manager.
* To provide a needs-led, professional social work service to children, young people and their families, complying with legislative requirements and in accordance with established best practice
* To maintain a personal awareness of legislation, national and regional developments and key drives that shape and influence contemporary social work practice.
* To ensure that service user records are maintained in accordance with Departmental procedures, and that information required for management purposes is recorded and inputted appropriately.

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