As a Senior Practitioner you will play an essential role in modelling good practice to all other front line workers within our Service. You will be undertaking more complex cases and will be key in working with other agencies.

If you are an experienced practitioner who wants recognition for your skills we want to hear from you. We are particularly interested to hear from social workers who want to work in the Court and child protection arena. 

Senior Practitioner

What we offer

Senior practitioners have a protected caseload to enable them to concentrate on particular areas of practice, project work, training, and mentoring less experienced practitioners.

We offer excellent supervision, high quality training advice and guidance for career development and succession planning.   Senior practitioners will have developed specialist skills and knowledge in responding to: child sexual exploitation, harmful sexual behaviour, child permanency reports, permanency planning, delivering training, parenting assessments and co-working with less experienced staff.

Supervision and professional support

  • We guarantee regular supervision with dedicated time for reflective practice
  • Access to a wide range of post qualifying training
  • Student placements
  • Our senior practitioners meet regularly to share good practice, research, tools used for intervention.
  • Opportunities to specialise in particular areas of practice/participate in project/research activity

What Makes A Good Social Worker

Current Vacancies

Senior Practitioner (30 hours) 

 

Need to find out more about working with us?

Give us a call

To discuss any questions or talk to a person about working with us, please email or call.

  • Leigh Zywek - Service Manager for Safeguarding - 01225 477394