Senior Practitioner - Southwark

South London, London

Job Summary

  • Job Reference: ABTW110220C_1581418397
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Date Posted: 2020-02-11
  • Location: South London, London
  • Job Status: FullTime
  • Closing Date: 2020-04-11
  • Tradewind Social Care Recruitment

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Senior Practitioner to join the Assessment and Intake Team, Older People and Physical Disabilities Service in South London.

The Senior Practitioner role is front line and works to give management support and oversight to Social Workers, Occupational Therapists and Assistant Practitioners who maintain residents' safety and reduce risks in the home. The worker is required on an on- going basis to ensure the service can adequately discharge its responsibilities safely and timely.

Candidate Profile:

  • To hold a recognised Social Work qualification.
  • Knowledge of the key legislation central to the implementation of a professional social work service.
  • Knowledge of the functions of a Social Services Department and related agencies.
  • Knowledge of methods to assess performance and the achievement of targets in social work practice.
  • Knowledge of linking staff training and development to service planning and priorities.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the current issues in social work practice
  • To have three years' experience of utilising a range of social work skills at post-qualifying level with a local authority or other recognised equivalent agency.
  • Experience of holding a caseload which has included court work where issues are complex or in dispute.
  • Experience of preparing reports and presenting these in a formal setting.
  • Experience of financial management in a social work setting.
  • Experience of generating and appalling management information.
  • Experience of determining priorities in the implementation of a social work service.
  • Experience of applying the principles of equal opportunities in social work practice.
  • Good IT Skills
  • Good report writing and communication skills

£30-£33 per hour

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