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Advanced Practitioner - Childrens Services

Job Title: Advanced Practitioner - Childrens Services
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Staffordshire
Salary: Market related
REF: LMHC43545
Contact Name: Liam Murphy
Contact Email:
Job Published: almost 2 years ago

Job Description

We are currently looking for a Advanced Practitioner – Childrens Services. You will be working in Staffordshire for the council.

Monday - Friday 

Shift Times

Temp Contract

Pay rate negotiable

Job Purpose

This is a role for a skilled and experienced social worker who has a minimum of three years post qualifying experience with evidence of ongoing learning and development. We are seeking a practitioner with well developed practice skills who is able to support a range of children and families alongside less experienced workers on the team including students and ASYE’s. Previous experience around adoption is desirable. In Staffordshire, we are implementing a restorative practice model which is focused upon how we work with our children and families in a high challenge high support way. This is an exciting time as we are undergoing a children’s system transformation based upon new values and principles.

This is an advanced practitioner role, where the social worker will both work independently and co-work children across teams and services. The successful candidate will complete social work assessments and enquiries, deliver direct interventions, support children who are in need, at risk of significant harm or cared for by the local authority alongside progressing care proceedings and achieving permanancy for children and young people. The role will also involve supporting the development of colleagues and sharing practice experience. Previous experience of working in a restorative, relationship based manner is advantageous.


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 Liam Murphy on