Senior Practitioner – Court Team

Grade:

SWC

Location:

RIVER PARK HOUSE

Salary:

£33,418 - £44,860

Closing Date:

19 Sep 2021

Job description

About Haringey

We are investing in creating a better borough for all our residents and bettering the lives of children and young people in Haringey is our first corporate priority. We are located in the north of the capital with a population of approximately 250,000 people and a growing population of 0-19-year olds. We are a diverse and fast-changing borough and tomorrow’s leaders; artists and innovators are busy growing up here.

Haringey is transforming its services for children and young people, and have already made exciting, innovative changes as we strive for excellence in all we do.

In short, we’re a council with high ambitions; a place to work that is full of energy and focus. Our teams have passion, integrity and commitment, and people join us, do so as they see Haringey is a learning organisation, and the people that work here strive for continuous improvement in their practice, aiming high to ensure we provide outstanding outcomes for our children.

We offer a great place to develop a career that is yours to own.

About The Role

Haringey Council are looking for Senior Practitioners to work in the Court Team. We have been through a journey of improvement over the past ten years, with continued aspirations to fulfil the first corporate priority of enabling every child the best start in life. The borough of Haringey is unique with diverse children and families; we are looking for social workers that are ready for a fresh challenge, with the ability to make a real difference to the residents of Haringey borough. 

The successful candidates will join supportive colleagues whose core business relates to long-term child protection within the Court service. The skill base required centre on excellent report writing skills and the ability to manage complex case work.

About You

We are looking for experienced social work professionals with a minimum 3 year’s post qualifying experience, preferably in a similar setting.

You will be responsible for making decisions of initial interventions, including the development of outcomes-based intervention plans. You will be required to manage complex cases, while ensuring the voice of the child is heard and recorded consistently. We are committed to “signs of safety” and need exceptional social workers who are committed to embedding this model of working.

Our Offer

Haringey Council value the staff we employ; we will support you to progress your career through the management structure of the Council. Team managers will provide on-going personal development through supervision.

https://www.haringey.gov.uk/jobs-and-training/working-children-and-young-people-s-service

 

Closing Date: Sunday 19th September 2021

 

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