Qualified Social Worker – Looked After Children

Ackerman Pierce Ltd
£28 - £31/hour
14 Jul 2017
13 Aug 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
Qualified Social Worker - Looked After Children

We are looking to recruit a Senior Practitioner - Looked After Children's Team within the Social Care industry in Merton. The successful candidate will be working in a well-structured, organised team who are growing their social worker staffing levels. The Senior Practitioner - Looked After Children vacancy in Merton will be for an initial 3-6 months with potential for extension subject to internal circumstance and your performance.

Responsibilities include:

* Attending Court
* Court Reports
* Case management
* LAC reviews
* Conducting reviews
* Adoption
* Permanency
* Pathway Planning
* Section 20 care orders

Experience preferred:

* Knowledge and experience of assessment and working with children on a child protection plan (E)
* Knowledge and experience of court work and complex care proceedings (E)
* Knowledge and experience of LAC
* Knowledge of child development/direct work
* Minimum of 2 years PQ experience in CSC statutory setting
* Knowledge and experience of systemic practice/Signs of safety would be a strong advantage

Minimum Requirements:

* HCPC Registration
* 4 years post qualifying experience within the UK Social Care industry
* Enhanced DBS/CRB (we can obtain for you)
* Eligibility to work in the UK

Benefits of working with Ackerman Pierce:

* Your own personal consultant
* Access to a variety of Social Care jobs Nationwide
* DBS and Compliance Service
* Quick and Easy Registration Process
* Access to CPD
* Guaranteed weekly payment

To discuss this Senior Practitioner - Looked After Children vacancy or any similar vacancies we currently have available in London please email your updated CV to us or contact Nicole Stewart for more information