Senior Practitioner Social Worker - Adolescent

Senior Practitioner Social Worker – Adolescent – Richmond and Kingston

Role:  Senior Practitioner Social Worker   
Location:  Richmond and Kingston
Team: Adolescent
Pay:  up to £38.50 per hour
Contract: Full-Time Locum
In the office: Hybrid

Are you a dedicated and experienced Qualified Social Worker /Senior Practitioner with a passion for supporting adolescents? Achieving for Children, serving the boroughs of Richmond and Kingston, is looking for dynamic professionals to join their Adolescent Team. This is your chance to make a significant impact in young lives while enjoying competitive pay and a supportive work environment.

Purpose of the Job: As a Qualified Social Worker /Senior Practitioner in the Adolescent Team, you will manage a varied caseload of adolescents, providing comprehensive assessments, planning, implementation, and evaluation of actions to promote their welfare. You will work collaboratively with multi-disciplinary teams to address the complex needs of young people, ensuring they receive the support and guidance necessary to thrive.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conducting thorough assessments of adolescents and their families
  • Developing and implementing effective care plans tailored to individual needs
  • Providing direct support and intervention to young people
  • Collaborating with schools, healthcare professionals, and external agencies
  • Maintaining accurate and detailed case records
  • Advocating for the best interests and rights of adolescents
  • Participating in team meetings, case discussions, and ongoing professional development


  • A supportive and collaborative working environment
  • Opportunities for ongoing training and career development
  • Flexible working arrangements to support work-life balance
  • Clear pathways for career progression within children's services
  • Access to a range of employee benefits and well-being programs


  • Qualified Social Worker with current SWE registration
  • Experience in children's social work, particularly with adolescents
  • Strong assessment, planning, and organisational skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities
  • Commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people
  • Ability to work effectively within a multi-disciplinary team

If you are ready to take on a challenging and rewarding role, and you are committed to making a positive impact on the lives of adolescents, apply now to join the Adolescent Team at Achieving for Children. This is your opportunity to contribute to meaningful change and support the well-being of young people in Richmond and Kingston

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Interested in learning more about the Senior Practitioner Social Worker role in Richmond and Kingston? Contact Rhys Rafferty at 01635 226350.

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