Senior Practitioner -Children

Location Dudley
Salary £33.00 - £36.50 per hour
IMPORTANT - PLEASE NOTE:- In accordance with the West Midlands Regional MOU, applications from existing local authorities agency workers within the West Midlands will not be considered. The candidates however do not have to live outside of the West Midlands, just not be in placement in the West Midlands currently.
Pay rate at £32.34 per hour for candidates already in placements in other West Midlands local authorities.
We are looking for 2 Senior Practitioners to join our Safeguarding & Support Teams 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.