Social Worker - Children's Advanced Practitioner

Location Wirral
Salary £30 - £33.20 per hour
1. Ensure through the provision of services that children are safe and achieving good
2. Provide practice or professional leadership, through the development of researchinformed practice, quality assurance, staff development, knowledge development or
3. Influence and contribute to strategic development in the organisation.
4. Guide and support a range of internal and external professionals on cases where
there are particularly high levels of complexity or risk.
5. Ensure that effective risk management, decision making and preventative work is
undertaken to ensure that children are safeguarded effectively.
6. Chair meetings that carry high levels of complexity or risk.
7. Ensure complex cases that involve external partners and their respective legal,
statutory and regulatory functions are referred to the Safeguarding Unit for wider
8. Support interventions that may require complex court work (court of protection).
9. Authorise and quality assure reports, assessments and court documentation to
ensure appropriate evaluation of risk and present evidence based statements to
10.Take a constructive approach towards innovation and changes in methods of
working to provide the best outcomes for children and families.
11.Lead on specific projects including service developments and manage a caseload as
and when required.