Advanced Practitioner - Intervention & Planning

  • Job Reference: AP33
  • Date Posted: 29 March 2024
  • Recruiter: The Social Recruitment Company
  • Location: Barnet
  • Salary: £38.50 Per Hour
  • Sector: Senior Practitioner, Social Worker, Supervising Social Worker
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Samuel Noakes
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Job Description

Our client in Barnet is recruiting for a Advanced Practitioner to join their Intervention & Planning Team, you will operate within a Resilience framework, delivering a comprehensive and effective integrated social work service to address the needs of children and their families promptly, adhering to statutory guidelines and council obligations. Your primary responsibilities include assessing, planning, and delivering targeted interventions to safeguard children and enhance positive outcomes, utilising evidence-based analytical practices.

You will play a crucial role in implementing and evaluating safeguarding measures, ensuring every child has the opportunity to reach their full potential. Managing a caseload efficiently, you'll work within a structured time management practice, submitting reports, assessments, and plans within regulated timescales. Collaboration is essential, and you'll coordinate and lead multi-professional/agency core groups and other professional meetings.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide high-quality social work within a multi-professional team, acting as the lead professional for families caring for adolescents with diverse needs, including child sexual exploitation, serious youth violence, and group offending, as required.
  • Build the resilience of children, young people, and families using evidence-based approaches to achieve sustained change.
  • Utilise the direction, support, and guidance of the line manager and the multi-professional team to manage the complexities of risk and ambiguity in families effectively.
  • Establish rapport and build respectful relationships with children, young people, and their families, accurately recording their views.
  • Undertake assessments of children and young people’s circumstances, using observation and information from various sources to provide evidence and analysis of children’s needs leading to recommended levels of intervention and service provision.