Senior Practitioner-Children

Location Dudley
Salary £30.00 - £32.50 per hour
We are looking for a part time (18.5 hours) Senior Practitioner to join the Children in Care Team at our Corbyn Road location.
A mixture of onsite and home working arrangements in place at present.

The primary purpose of the role is to:
• Contribute to the delivery of an effective children’s social care service as part of a social work team, improving outcomes for children and young people.
• Manage caseloads dependent upon experience, grade of post and complexity of cases, utilising specialist knowledge for appropriate interventions, needs assessments, care planning, and child protection investigations.
• Carry out high quality assessments, using child-centred, community focused, and multiagency interventions to bring about positive change through developing effective relationships, and to secure the best outcomes for children and young people.
• Ensure children and young people are adequately protected in line with Dudley LSCB, departmental policy and procedures, and relevant legislation.