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Practice Supervisor - Children's Early Help and Safeguarding Services

Job Title: Practice Supervisor - Children's Early Help and Safeguarding Services
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Derby
Salary: £38 per hour
REF: LukeMHC543534
Contact Name: Liam Murphy
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

We are currently looking for a Practice Supervisor - Children’s Early Help and Safeguarding Services  to work with one of our clients based in Derby. You will be working for the council.

Monday - Friday 

Shift Times may vary

Temp contract 

Pay rates paying £38ph

Job Purpose

Provide practice supervision on all case work (group and one to one) and provide personal supervision to other Social Workers in the team. Assisting the Team Manager in the efficient and effective delivery of Children’s Services Social Work Service.

Key Responsibilites

  • Champion and advise on the application of systemic social work practice and Derbyshire’s Operating Model, ensuring Social Workers are able to use research in practice.
  • Effectively manage the case workflow and provide ongoing reflective practice supervision to achieve best practice in line with current research and policy.
  • Work with partners to provide independent scrutiny and oversight in Children’s review meetings to ensure the Child is safe and positive outcomes are achieved.
  • Contribute to regular reports on performance and practice of developing children’s social work within a defined area to operational management teams, Principal Social Worker and other internal and external agencies as necessary to identify any areas to improve upon.
  • Provide clear and accurate assessment of children’s needs in line with statutory guidance. Providing specialist and expert advice to front line practitioners and work alongside them in complex cases providing coaching and as appropriate.
  • Promote and continuously develop integrated working practice with the Early Help Service and partners agencies.
  • Contribute to the continuous learning and development of practice across the County including the development, delivery and evaluation of training. Ensure the effectiveness of training programmes.
  • Contribute to the development and delivery of the service plan objectives


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 Luke Mathurin on