Practice Supervisor (Social and Healthcare Qualified)

Location Derbyshire, England
Salary £35.00 - £37.50 per hour
Heads of Service (Early Help and Safeguarding Service) Children’s Services Senior Management Team Team Managers Virtual Headteacher for Children in Care Designated Nurse for Child Protection and Children in Care Internal partners e.g. Adult Social Care and Youth Offending Team All Children’s social work staff across the county Principal Social Worker Children and Young People and Families External partners/agencies Local People and community groups Schools Workforce Development Team National professional bodies External partners and funding bodies Local and regional HE providers Locality Childrens Partnerships Responsible to: Team Manager – Locality Strong professional leadership for children’s social workers in their areas of responsibility. Key result areas include:  Champion and advise on the application of systemic social work practice and Derbyshire’s Operating Model, ensuring Social Workers are able to use research in practice.  Effectively manage the case workflow and provide ongoing reflective practice supervision to achieve best practice in line with current research and policy.  Work with partners to provide independent scrutiny and oversight in Children’s review meetings to ensure the Child is safe and positive outcomes are achieved.  Contribute to regular reports on performance and practice of developing children’s social work within a defined area to operational management teams, Principal Social Worker and other internal and external agencies as necessary to identify any areas to improve upon.  Provide clear and accurate assessment of children’s needs in line with statutory guidance. Providing specialist and expert advice to front line practitioners and work alongside them in complex cases providing coaching and as appropriate.  Promote and continuously develop integrated working practice with the Early Help Service and partners agencies.  Contribute to the continuous learning and development of practice across the County including the development, delivery and evaluation of training. Ensure the effectiveness of training programmes.  Contribute to the development and delivery of the service plan objectives.