Senior Practitioner

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 21/01/2019 17:00
NNC Scale Points 99-112 (Band 4) (£36,806 - £41,845) plus On Call allowances
Job Category:
Social Care - Adult Service
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Newcastle upon Tyne
Closing date:
21 Jan
Further Information

Do you want to work within a dynamic team that aims to treat people with dignity, fairness and respect, with excellent codes and conditions of service? If yes please read on.

Approved Premises (Residential) work with men who are involved at varying stages in the criminal justice system. Applicants should have the ability to work within a team which aims to effectively manage and support people safely in the community. Residential experience is not essential.

Senior Practitioner 37.5 hours NNC Scale Points 99-112 (Band 4) (£36,806 - £41,845) plus On Call allowances
Closing date: 21/01/2019

Along with the skills required, this worker needs to be enthusiastic, imaginative, motivated, resilient and committed to working in a very challenging residential environment. Additionally they need to be able to express the value base required to both work within an ethos of rehabilitating offenders and the values of the SVP.

Essential aspects of this post include a major role in risk assessment and management of offenders and sustaining an environment which supports the rehabilitative nature of our work. In order to do this you will have a pivotal role in developing the staff team in line with both the philosophy and skills needed in order to sustain a high performing environment.

A professional social work qualification (CQSW/DipSW) or Diploma in Probation Studies is required.

The SVP Approved Premises are committed to high standards of training and staff development.

For full details including an application pack please request by E mail from

The SVP Approved Premises welcomes diversity and is committed to ensuring its Equal Opportunities Policy works in all areas of recruitment and practice.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.