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Advanced Practitioner - Children and Young People Services

Job Title: Advanced Practitioner - Children and Young People Services
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Harrow
Salary: £35 per hour
REF: BSHC3432432
Contact Name: Liam Murphy
Contact Email:
Job Published: almost 3 years ago

Job Description

We are currently looking for a Advanced Practitioner - Children and Young People Services to work with one of our clients based in Harrow. You will be working for the council.

Monday - Friday 

Shift Times may vary

Temp contract 

Pay rate - £35ph

Job Purpose

  • To work systemically with families where there are high levels of risk and complexity, holding some cases as well as co-ordinating the work with social workers to develop outstanding practice
  • To be responsible for the casework of up to 4 social workers

Key Responsibilites

  • Case responsibility for complex, high risk and high-profile work within the Service.
  • Support social workers to be able to apply systems and ecological approaches to their work with families.
  • Use expertise to expose social workers to increasingly complex and varied casework, increasing their autonomy as they progress and incorporating systemic and ecological approaches and theoretical bases.
  • Together with social workers, work collaboratively within multi-agency networks to promote positive outcomes for children and their families.
  • Ensure that social workers adhere to the Borough’s Child protection and PLO procedures. 
  • Develop and review Personal Development Plans in collaboration with social workers
  • Meet with participants at regular intervals to review the Personal Development Plan and monitor progress.          
  • Ensure that any performance issues are raised with the relevant manager
  • To lead and supervise up to four social workers, to agreed national and local standards.

4Recruitment Services is a specialist recruitment agency for Qualified Social Workers and HealthCare Professionals. We offer:

  • An excellent referral scheme of £250 for each successfully placed referral
  • HCPC certified complimentary training
  • 24 hour one on one specialist social work consultant based within your geographical area
  • Our own dedicated payroll support ensuring you get the full benefits of your payment

Recruitment is done in line with safe recruitment practices. 4Recruitment Services is an equal opportunities employer.

To discuss this vacancy or other Social Work vacancies in your area please contact Ben Smith on