Children's Services Practitioner (Social Worker)
An exciting opportunity has arisen at a regional hub in the South West & Channel Islands for three enthusiastic and dynamic social workers to join a growing team, working for the UK leading charity for the prevent of cruelty to children.
Position: Children's Services Practitioner (Social Worker)
Salary: £30,199 - £35,529
Location: Albert Street - Swindon
Vacancy Type: X 3 Permanent positions available
Working Hours Per Week: X 2 Full time (35 hours) and X 1 part time (28 hours)
Closing Date: 31st May 2022
Every childhood is worth fighting for. This is the charity’s belief. It drives them. And it’s the reason the Children’s Services team push themselves to transform the lives of children and families – in person, in the regional hubs, and through the knowledge they share. Join the team as a Children’s Service Practitioner and make a contribution that means everything.
You will have the opportunity to develop specialist knowledge and expertise within services that are preventative that will enhance future career options, whilst also directly contributing to the wellbeing and safety of children and young people.
As a Children’s Services Practitioner you will be responsible for providing direct services, plan and deliver services, contribute to their evaluation, work in partnership with other agencies and involve service users in planning, decision making and evaluation.
In this role you will contribute to service development not only in terms of direct work but also be able to get involved in evaluation, influencing and dissemination of learning and have the opportunity to be part of an exciting new strategy to help end cruelty to children; and will also contribute to the delivery of local campaigns and work alongside School’s Service to reach more children, young people and families.
We are looking for three Social Workers who want to work constructively and creatively with a real passion for the enhancing the life chances of Children and Young People who have the ability to plan and deliver appropriate programmes of work with individuals, families and groups; who has:
- The ability to identify risk
- Experience of child protection intervention
- Up to date knowledge of legislation, research and best practice
- The ability to evaluate the effectiveness of their own practice.
In return, you will have the opportunity to engage in a range of new projects and developments, have a manageable caseload, excellent training and development opportunities and be supervised and supported by a Team Manager with knowledge and experience of practice and who will show a real commitment to enabling you to achieve your potential.
Join the team and you’ll become part of a team that cares about the work they do and the people they work with. You’ll discover opportunities to grow, along with challenges and a shared purpose that’ll bring the best out in you. And you’ll get to find your own way to make a difference that means more, and that impacts millions of young lives.
The charity are committed to playing their part in creating and fostering a society that promotes mutual respect and that truly values individuality and difference. All candidates are considered fairly based on their merit, competence and performance and are always keen to hear from talented people from a diverse background.
Other roles you may have experience of could include Social Worker, Link Worker, Support Worker, Family, Families, Family Social Worker, Nursing Social Worker, Senior Social Worker, Support Social Worker, Case Social Worker etc.