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Child Protection Advanced Practitioner

Posted 1 March by Eden Brown Synergy Easy Apply Ended
Job Title - Advanced Practitioner : Children & Families
Location - Grantham
Job Type - Contract
Duration - 3 months +
Pay Rate - £32 p/h

We have an opportunity for a highly experienced qualified Social Worker or Advanced Practitioner to take the next step in their professional career with a well established local authority. The role will involve joining a busy, fast paced team whose paramount objective is always a child's wellbeing and safety.

The role will involve -
*Holding and sustaining a caseload consisting mainly of the most sensitive, complex and difficult
*Workers you will be overseeing are social care workers however they are responsible for filtering through all referrals throughout the city. The worker will need to use their own initiative and have a good understanding of thresholds and not be risk adverse.
*Management and implementation of complex child protection cases, Section 47 work is crucial.
*Assessing the needs and risks for children and identifying actions appropriate to meet need and address risks
*Maintaining an up to date record of activity on case files, producing reports, attending court and giving verbal presentations as required
*Participating actively in case discussions, strategy meetings, legal case discussions, child protection conferences and statutory reviews
*Supervising social workers and other staff as agreed with line managers and undertake professional mentoring of students, newly qualified staff and other staff as required

What we require from you -
*Suitable candidates must be a qualified social worker (DipSw, CSw etc..) and have at least two years relevant post qualification experience working within the UK
*You must be fully registered with the HCPC
*Able to provide five years worth of referencing
*All appointments are subject to CRB clearances

If you are interested in this position or would like more information on other QSW roles please send your CV now and we will contact successful applicants within 72 hours.

Eden Brown Synergy has been established since 1997 and is a specialist recruitment agency for Qualified Social Workers and care professionals. Working with The Synergy Group offers you -
*An honest and personal service from a dedicated team with over twenty years combined social work recruitment experience.
*Access to a wide selection of social worker vacancies across the UK
*Excellent, competitive pay rates
*Weekly payroll service for both PAYE and Ltd company schemes
*Free DBS and DBS renewal for all working candidates
*An excellent refer 'a friend / colleague' scheme, which can earn you up to £200 for every placed referral.

Don't forget...Eden Brown Synergy offers a £200 referral bonus for Social Workers. If this role isn't for you but you know someone suitable, ask them to get in touch. £200 could be on it's way to you!

Your expert recruitment consultant is Rhys Berryman, call today on or email

Eden Brown Synergy is committed to equality in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer.
Eden Brown Synergy is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

Required skills

  • Child Protection
  • Advanced Practitioner

Reference: 34416896

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