Senior Practitioner - Social Work Children's Family Support and Child Protection

Location Bedford
Salary £28 - £32 per hour
Family Support Team covering CIN, CP and PLO, alongside initiating initial court proceedings. 

To undertake all statutory interventions for complex cases in a specific service area, that enable children & young people to live in family & community environments that maximize their life chances and to support other social work staff and manager in their work.

To assess the needs of children & young people and families, carers, groups & communities using standard assessment tools and within prescribed timescales so that plans made are timely and evidence-based.

Plan, implement, review & evaluate (with input from with Commissioning & other partners) social work interventions in complex cases which by their nature challenge current resources and deliver the optimum outcomes for service users and their carers in fresh and imaginative ways, demonstrating an understanding of issues of diversity and difference and their impact on service users