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Senior Practitioner - Safeguarding Team

Job Title: Senior Practitioner - Safeguarding Team
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Gloucester
Salary: £40 per hour
REF: LukeMHC7665675
Contact Name: Liam Murphy
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 month ago

Job Description

We are currently looking for a number of Senior Practitioner - Safeguarding Team to work with our client based in Gloucester. You will be working for the council.

Monday - Friday 

08:30 AM - 17:00 PM

Temp contract 

Pay rate - £40ph

Job Purpose

  • To provide a lead role in improving the quality of professional social work practice across the breadth of the case work cycle to children, young people and their families.
  • To undertake complex casework arising within the children and families service

Main Duties

  • To provide a needs-led, professional social work service to children, young people and their families, complying with legislative requirements and in accordance with established best practice.
  • To be responsible for allocated cases including a complex caseload.
  • To provide technical/professional expertise to less experienced social workers.
  • To share/communicate a thorough working knowledge of relevant legislation, national standards, guidance, research, departmental policy and procedures.
  • To provide quality assurance and coaching/mentoring to work colleagues.
  • To take a ‘joined-up’ approach to ensuring the effectiveness of case working, actively promoting/encouraging effective partnership working with service users and other teams/agencies/organisations.
  • Participates in the regular collection, collation and reporting of appropriate performance management information in accordance with statutory and organisational requirements.
  • Actively participates in training and development activities.
  • Represents the Department in meetings etc as required.
  • Actively supports the Team Manager by undertaking any other duties commensurate with the job or needs of the service.

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