We’re proud to offer a workforce that values equality, human rights, justice, and professional integrity. We’re passionate about fostering a diverse team that reflects the communities we serve.
Various permanent (full-time and part-time) Advanced Practitioner (social worker) posts are currently available within our Children and Families Service.
These posts offer an exciting opportunity for experienced, motivated, and ambitious practitioners to work in a dynamic environment.
To apply for an Advanced Practitioner (social worker) post you will need to have experience in working with children and families and knowledge of relevant policies, legislation, and guidance together with an ability to assess and manage risk. You will also be required to evidence a commitment to your own continuous professional and development.
To apply for an Advanced Practitioner post you must have a minimum 3 year post-qualifying experience, accompanied by:
*Commitment to undertake Post Graduate Qualification if successful.
Our new Advanced Practitioner roles have been designed to improve career development and learning opportunities for experienced colleagues. The role requires social workers to practice at a higher level of competence pulling on an accumulation of experience, level of expertise (academic and developmental) and the ability to confidently engage with situations that present greater risk and complexity.
Applicants to Advanced Practitioner roles are required to evidence experience of chairing meetings and a proven track record of supporting team practice development, such as mentoring, facilitating student placements and supporting groupwork.
We work hard to offer a diverse range of development opportunities, encouraging our teams to acquire and share knowledge, information, and resources. You will join a team that values innovation, co-designing services which are shaped by lived experienced and an environment which provides freedom to try new things and learn from mistakes.
We want to be a forward-thinking workforce who are determined to make a real positive difference for people accessing services and living in our communities. Our local services are:
When it comes to taking care of our employees, we are proud to offer:
If you are the successful candidate, you will be required to gain/maintain PVG scheme membership.
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