Children in Care – Senior Practitioner

North West,
Warrington

Full Time

Child in Care Social Worker required. Your caseload will consist solely of Children in care, this role requires experience of care proceedings as the children on your caseload will be in care proceedings. You will receive regular support and supervision from an experienced Team Manager. In order to support you in this role will not be required to be on a duty rota. Due to COVID we are supporting staff to work from home more often. 

It’s an exciting time to be joining Children Social Care in Warrington, we are looking for committed social workers who feel confident in making decisions to safeguard and protect children, and are passionate about supporting children and families in reaching positive outcomes.

Here in Warrington we are on our own journey and are proud to be graded Good in all areas in our 2019 Ofsted inspection. It say;-

‘Most social workers are permanent and experienced employees. This is complemented by a continuous supply of both recently qualified and qualifying social workers, who unanimously endorse the high standard of support and early career development provided by the local authority. Social workers’ morale across the service is high, and they are realising the benefits of smaller teams, continuous allocation to children, manageable caseloads and the considerable investment in their training and development. Social workers also appreciate the importance given to their emotional well-being and welfare through regular ‘check-ins’."

We have a strong vision for social work practice in Warrington and are developing a new approach to social work. We are currently embedding a relationship based practice model that has systemic practice at its core. We are working alongside the Centre for Systemic Social Work, who are providing a comprehensive training programme to social workers and managers across our teams.

In Warrington we want all children and families to benefit from high quality and purposeful relationships with professionals. We believe this will help create the best opportunities for people to change and reach their full potential. We also believe one of the most effective way to improve the outcomes for children and families is through providing our social workers with the best conditions in which they can thrive.

Job Information

  • Role: Children in Care - Senior Practitioner
  • Role Type: Child Services
  • Region: North West
  • Location: Warrington
  • Phase: Children LAC
  • Hours: Full Time
  • Status: Open
  • IR35 Status: Inside IR35
  • Reference: TR008765

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