Senior Practitioner Build a Future

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 26/01/2022 22:59
£38,890 - £41,881 per annum
Hours per week:
37 hours per week
Job Category:
Social Care - Children Service
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Employment Location:
Newcastle Upon Tyne
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Number of posts:
Closing date:
26 Jan
Further Information

Newcastle City Council’s Fostering Service is looking to recruit an enthusiastic and creative Senior Practitioner for our specialist Build a Future Service. The successful applicant will be required to assess and support foster carers who are part of a specialist scheme designed to provide placements for children with complex needs and to assist with the development of the Build a Future service.

You will be expected to have sound knowledge of the Children Act 1989 and a good understanding of the Fostering Regulations, Guidance and National Minimum Standards 2011 (England). You should have excellent communication and assessment skills as well as experience of working with children, foster carers and other professionals.

You must have a relevant social work qualification, such as Degree in Social Work, DipSW, CQSW, CSS or equivalent, and current Social Work England registration.

To apply for the role, you must have at least 3 years post qualifying experience and have achieved progression.

To find out more about this post please contact Jayne Saul, Build a Future Team manager at jayne.saul@newcastle.gov.uk.

As this post involves working with children, vulnerable adults or dealing with sensitive information, written references will be taken up and made available to interviewers before the final selection stage; even if you indicate otherwise.
We are strongly committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS disclosure and a range of other recruitment checks.

Apply online at www.northeastjobs.org.uk.

In accordance with Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) (Amendment) (Coronavirus) Regulations 2021, staff deployed to work in CQC registered care homes providing accommodation and nursing or personal care are required to have full vaccination status or a medical exemption before working or being deployed into work settings covered by the legislation. Applicants to positions covered by these regulations are required to provide certified evidence of their vaccination status or medical exemption as part of any pre employment checks.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.