Practice Educator - Children's Social Work

Location Bedford
Salary £31 - £33 per hour
Will have a Social Work qualification and be registered with SWE. Preferably have a Practice Educator qualification.

Must have recent experience in fostering and services for children and possess a good working knowledge of the regulatory framework. Will have recent experience of Special Guardianship and Connected Person processes and assessment.

Able to work independently and have good decision making skills. Able to support staff to develop skills, as well as promote best practice. Proven ability working with other professionals and agencies.
Excellent recording skills and able to hold a small complex caseload as required.

Provide professional and reflective supervision to staff and promote best practice across the service
Quality assure reports and statements

Provide expertise to support the development of SGO and Connected Person processes across Children’s Services

Chair meetings

Deputise for Team Manager as needed

Work in partnership with Foster Carers, children and agencies to promote the role of the Fostering Team