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Senior Practitioner, Children With Disabilities

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  • Job reference: HQ00085285
    £37106.00 - £44846.00 per annum
    Senior Practitioner


    Sanctuary Social Care currently has a permanent vacancy for a senior practitioner to work full-time within a children with disabilities team in Birmingham. As the post holder of this role, you will receive a competitive salary of £37,106 - £44,846 per annum.

    - To provide a lead role in improving the quality of professional social work practice across the breadth of the case work cycle to children, young people and their families.
    - To undertake complex casework arising within the children and families service.
    - To provide a needs-led, professional social work service to children, young people and their families, complying with legislative requirements and in accordance with established best practice.
    - To be responsible for allocated cases including a complex caseload.
    - To provide technical/professional expertise to less experienced social workers.
    - To share/communicate a thorough working knowledge of relevant legislation, national standards, guidance, research, departmental policy and procedures.
    - To provide quality assurance and coaching/mentoring to work colleagues.
    - To take a 'joined-up' approach to ensuring the effectiveness of case working, actively promoting/encouraging effective partnership working with service users and other teams/agencies/organisations.
    - Participates in the regular collection, collation and reporting of appropriate performance management information in accordance with statutory and organisational requirements.
    - Actively participates in training and development activities.
    - Represents the Department in meetings etc as required.
    - Actively supports the Team Manager by undertaking any other duties commensurate with the job or needs of the service.

    Staff Benefits:
    - Golden Hello - £3,000 with candidates that have more than 3 years post qualification experience.
    - Retention Payment - £2,400 per annum paid quarterly at £600 per quarter to all qualified social work staff during their 3rd year of Trust employment and in subsequent years of employment subject to review and ongoing justification.
    - Relocation payment:
    - Grade 5 and above frontline social care professionals eligible to receive up to £8000 if they are moving within the boundaries of Birmingham; up to £4000 if moving to a commutable distance.
    - Grade 4 and those not eligible for the above are entitled to apply for the Trust's relocation package of up to £6000 same conditions apply.

    Requirements of the senior practitioner:
    - Degree or equivalent in social work
    - Current HCPC registration
    - Significant senior level frontline experience within children's services

    Apply today:
    This senior practitioner job is advertised by Jenifer Watts; if you are interested in this position please click below to apply now.

    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 by contacting us. With this information, we will provide appropriate support to you throughout the process and into your work placement.