Advanced Practitioner
£42,503 - £45,495
17th Feb, 2023
Job description

This is an exciting time to join Barnsley Children and Family Social Care Service who are seeking to recruit one Advance Practitioner to join our Assessment and Joint Investigation Team. This vacancy has recently arisen and compliments our current two other Advanced Practitioner posts and reflects our commitment to support and develop our workforce.

These roles will involve 50% case holding but will also include a specific focus on staff support and development.

We are looking to recruit highly motivated, enthusiastic, and committed professional Social Worker who has significant experience in children’s safeguarding to join our stable workforce. We have high aspirations to achieve the very best outcomes for vulnerable children and young people residing in the borough. As an Advanced Practitioner you will play a significant role in supporting our Social Workers to develop excellent assessment and analytical skills; apply evidence-based interventions and direct work and develop the confidence and skills to make timely decisions and plans for children that will achieve positive and sustainable outcomes for their future. You will work closely with our Quality Assurance Team and our Practice Development Hub in supporting Social Workers to engage with learning and practice development, to improve the outcomes for the children, young people, and families that we work with.

We are an Ofsted rated ‘Good’ authority, with high aspirations for our children and young people. At the Children and Young People’s service in Barnsley, we have a stable workforce and are committed to the support and development of our social workers. You will receive regular supervision, appraisal, training, and development opportunities, all aimed at promoting outcomes for children and supporting your career development and progression.

The posts sit in the Assessment and Joint Investigation Team 2.

For an informal discussion contact Antonia Williams or Anna Ward on 01226 772443 or email [email protected] or [email protected]


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