Practice Supervisor – Children & Families Service LAC (Looked After Children)
North Yorkshire
Upto £46,549 per annum pro rata
27th Mar, 2023
Job description

Job Title: Practice Supervisor – Children & Families Service LAC (Looked After Children) – Scarborough

Grade: M

Salary: To £46,549 per annum pro rata

Hours: Full time - 37 Hours

Contract Type: Fixed Term for 12 months  

Team: Child Permanence and Family Reunification (Children in Care) EAST

Location: North Yorkshire House, Scarborough - The service very much promotes flexible working with the ability to work remotely from other bases, as well as working from home.


This is a fantastic opportunity for a Social Worker interested in career progression to act up to this position or an existing Practice Supervisor who is looking for experience in Child Permanence and Family Reunification. 


In the Child Permanence and Family Reunification team we work with all young people up to the age of 18 who are either Looked After by the Local Authority in a variety of placements whether family placements or foster families, Child in Need and Unaccompanied asylum seeking children and Children subject to court proceedings. We have strong links with other teams and services and work collaboratively with them


We have high aspirations for our young people and always strive to work collaboratively with families and young people, working strongly with the belief that each child and young person has a network around them which is essential to work alongside and tap into.


We have a high investment in training for our Social Workers including family network and practice models and approaches to support good Social Work practice. This includes specific practice model training which cover systemic, signs of safety, restorative and family networking approaches.


This person will be someone who can step into the team, support the Team Managers to lead and manage Social Workers to ensure the delivery of an effective social work service to children and their families in accordance with the relevant policies and procedures.


If you are interested in this position, we would love to hear from you. For an informal discussion about this role please contact Portia Staveley (Team Manager) by email at [email protected] - we would very much welcome an informal conversation.


Key dates

Closing Date – Sunday 26th March 2023

Interview Date – TBC


We look forward to exploring your interest and receiving your application.

Key documents
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The pay advertised is applicable from 1st April 2023, should you start prior to this date pay rates for 2022/2023 will be paid and differ to those advertised and will be notified during the offer process.


Enhanced Level DBS Disclosure is required for appointment to this post.


NYCC are committed to directly recruiting staff and will not accept applications nor services from agency suppliers in respect of our vacancies.


We are committed to meeting the needs of our diverse community and aim to have a workforce reflecting this diversity. We are also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.


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