Experienced Social Worker / Senior Practitioners - Assessment & Intervention and Children Looked After
37 hours: £35,745 - £44,428, 18.5 hours: £17,872 - £22,214, Plus an annually reviewed Market Rate Supplement of £1,500 for Level 3 Social Workers and Senior Practitioners
30th Jun, 2024
Job description

We’re Kirklees – Come and Join our team

Are you a committed and enthusiastic social worker with a breadth of experience? Are you looking for a new opportunity in an innovative and supportive environment?

We are currently recruiting experienced social workers/senior practitioners to join our Assessment & Intervention and Children Looked After teams.

We are looking for experienced practitioners who are able to demonstrate that they:

  • Have a commitment to safeguarding children and promoting their welfare
  • Have experience in a social care setting with ability to assess needs, identify appropriate social work interventions, plan, prioritise and evaluate
  • Have communication and collaboration skills to build productive working relationships in a multi-agency environment
  • Have the ability to engage individuals, families and carers and use their views to inform assessments, plans and interventions
  •  Have up-to-date knowledge of relevant trends, policies, regulation and safeguarding 
  • proactively use supervision to reflect critically on practice, explore different approaches and understand the boundaries of professional accountability
  • Can co-work and mentor less experienced practitioners
  • Are willing to work towards Practice Educator Level 1 or 2 or already have a Practice Educator qualification.

 We offer:

  • A Restorative Practice approach to social work which involves innovation and locality working with high quality relationships at the heart of our approach.
  • You will work with manageable caseloads and we will ensure that you have high-quality professional development and receive high standards of induction, supervision and management.
  • Your emotional well being is very important to us and each area has an emotional well being champion ensuring we have emotionally resilient practitioners.
  • We have a bespoke learning and development offer at all levels of social work allowing you access to professional development opportunities enabling you to develop and progress your career. Our well-established career structure also supports us to develop our own managers and leaders.

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