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Senior Practitioner

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 15/02/2019 12:00
£39,002 pa
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Job Category:
Social Care - Children Service
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Employment Location:
Integrated Safeguarding Intervention Team, South Tyneside
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Job details 

Closing date:
15 Feb

Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

£39,002 pa

Temporary posts for up to 12 months required to cover Maternity leave

This is a time of exciting change in South Tyneside and we are looking to recruit highly skilled and experienced Senior Practitioners.

We are looking for someone who has significant experience of working with children and their families in a Safeguarding Service. The role will involve supporting the Practice Manager with the ongoing development of ISIT including the introduction of the single assessment; conducting and supporting staff with child protection enquiries; the delivery of safe and effective decision making for new social care contacts; building on excellent partnership arrangements to ensure that effective support is provided to families; as well as ensuring the delivery of high quality social work assessment and support to families who are in need of short term intervention.

For an informal discussion about the role please contact Suzanne Storey (0191) 424 4689.

South Tyneside Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) disclosure will be sought along with other relevant pre-employment checks.

To find out more about this role and to apply please visit www.southtyneside.gov.uk alternatively you can email jobs@southtyneside.gov.uk or call (0191) 455 4968. BT Typetalkers welcome.

Closing date: Noon, 15 February 2019.

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