Advanced Practitioner - Intervention & Planning

  • Job Reference: AP11
  • Date Posted: 16 November 2023
  • Recruiter: The Social Recruitment Company
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £37.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: Senior Practitioner, Social Worker
  • Job Type: Contract, Temporary
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Samuel Noakes
  • Email:

Job Description

Our client in Barnet is looking for an Advanced Practitioner to join their team and work in alignment with a Resilience framework, delivering a comprehensive social work service within statutory guidelines. The focus is on timely assessment, targeted intervention, and evidence-based analytical practice to safeguard children and enhance positive outcomes.

Responsibilities include managing caseloads efficiently, collaborating with families to prioritise the child's needs, and adhering to structured time management practices for timely reports and assessments. The position involves leading in multi-professional/agency core groups and upholding competence in all areas outlined in the Knowledge and Skills Statements for Child and Family social workers. The overarching goal is to ensure every child has the opportunity to reach their full potential.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Work within a dedicated team, undertaking complex social work with children, families, and support systems.
  • Adhere to relevant statutes, guidance, regulations, policies, HCPC Standards of Proficiency for Social Workers, and maintain a portfolio of continuous professional development.
  • Demonstrate understanding of complexity, responding effectively to multi-agency input, complex dynamics, hostility, risk factors, and public interest considerations.
  • Provide high-quality social work, acting as the lead professional for families with adolescents facing various needs.
  • Build resilience in children, young people, and families using evidenced-based approaches for sustained change.
  • Effectively manage complexities of risk and ambiguity with support from line managers and multi-professional teams.
  • Establish respectful relationships, accurately record views, and mobilize support networks through regular engagement.
  • Undertake assessments, interventions, and home visits, considering the best interests of families and children.
  • Engage adolescents creatively, report concerns, and plan and implement change while involving professionals and families.
  • Use measurement tools to monitor interventions' impact and prepare clear, informative written reports.
  • Attend Child Protection Conferences, Looked After Children Reviews, and represent the Council during court proceedings.
  • Acquire knowledge of local resources, services, and support and maintain high-quality case records.
  • Prepare information for Permanency Planning panels, contribute to service policies, and encourage user participation.
  • Ensure compliance with relevant legislation, report concerns promptly, and contribute to learning across Family Services.

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If you have any questions please call 01727 228846 and speak to our team.