Senior Practitioner - Court Team

Role: Senior Practitioner Location: London Type: Permanent Ref: 537

Job Description

Senior Practitioner – Court Team - South East London

Role:  Senior Practitioner
Location:  South East London
Team:  Court Team (Safeguarding)
Pay:  Up to £50,000 per annum
Contract:  Full Time (Permanent)


Our Local Authority client in South East London is currently looking for a Senior Practitioner to join their Court Team in Children’s Safeguarding Services. 

There is an incentive scheme in place to increase salary packages within the region of £42,855 - £45,834 per annum

As a Qualified Social Worker on the Safeguarding team in South East London, you will need to have at least 2 year post qualifying experience in a similar team or have completed an ASYE.

To be considered as a Senior Practitioner for this role in South East London you will also need:

HCPC Registration
Social Work Qualification
Recent DBS Check
2+ Years Experience

Duties include but not limited to:

  • Responsible for undertaking social work on allocated cases producing outcome based plans, having regard to the needs of, and risks to, children and their families.
  • Develop effective relationships with CYP and their families to improve impact of work and determine the level of service available ensuring written plans are agreed with the CYP and their families and reflect their views.
  • Determine, using evidence based practice how these needs will be met subject to resources, statutory responsibilities, within the framework of council policies and procedures.
  • Responsible for effective Individual performance in line with national standards and performance indicators, including receiving regular supervision.
  • Maintain, monitor and review accurate records of all work undertaken ensuring recording information is accurate and up to date, including comprehensive use of the Integrated Children's System.
  • Work effectively move casework to other areas of service as appropriate with a clear transfer plan.

As an agency, Sheldon Phillips will provide you with:

A dedicated Recruitment Consultant to support your job search
Market leading rates of pay

If you are interested in the role as a Qualified Social Worker within a Children Looked After team in South East London, contact Fred Thomas on 01635 226350.

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