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Consultant Social Worker/Practice Educator

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  • Job reference: HQ00092317
    £41370.00 - £47211.00 per annum
    Social Worker


    Sanctuary Social Care currently has a permanent vacancy based in Bexley for a Consultant Social Worker/Practice Educator. The ideal candidate will possess highly developed specialist knowledge of Social Work Practice in Children's Services and be registered with the HCPC.

    As the post holder of this role, you will receive a competitive salary of £41,370 - £47,211 per annum.

    Duties of the Consultant Social Worker/Practice Educator:
    - You will recognise both areas of strength and safety, as well as worries and danger which will then help inform the next steps in a child's safety and support plan.
    - You will work closely with the service manager of the Academy and fellow colleagues by proactively identifying the learning needs of practitioners and managers across the workforce and help develop and deliver training and learning opportunities for continual professional development.
    - As part of this role you will also be a practice educator supporting, mentoring, and developing a range of innovative training and learning opportunities to help Newly Qualified Social Workers (NQSWs) in their Assessed and Supported Year of Employment (ASYE) complete their professional development requirements for this year.
    - You will also contribute to a comprehensive quality assurance framework across the service, by undertaking a range of auditing activity, analysing and distributing findings to develop a learning culture in Children's Social Care.
    - You will contribute to the strategic oversight and development of the service. This will involve making contributions and giving feedback in management meetings on performance as well as promoting and implementing any agreed service or strategic improvement plans.
    - You will have a proficient ability to communicate in English and be able to influence others in an effort to help coordinate services and supports in the best way possible to keep children as safe and well cared for as possible and support the vision and values of the department.

    Requirements of the Consultant Social Worker/Practice Educator:
    - Degree or equivalent in Social Work
    - Current HCPC registration
    - Significant senior level frontline experience within Children's Services

    Apply today:
    This Consultant Social Worker/Practice Educator job is advertised by Matt Clayden; if you are interested in this position please click below to apply now.

    Due to the high volume of applications we receive, regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet our clients' requirements.

    Reasonable Adjustments:
    If you consider yourself to have a disability or require any reasonable adjustment during the recruitment process or within the workplace, please highlight this at the earliest opportunity. With this information, we will provide appropriate support to you throughout the process and into your work placement.