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Senior Practitioner

Role Responsibility

We are currently seeking to recruit a part time Senior Practitioner in the Front Door who will each work in one of our busy teams receiving requests for support and new referrals, gathering further information and making enquiries as necessary to determine the correct level of support required for children, young people and their families. The days required will be Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.

The successful applicant will hold a degree in social work, CQSW, DipSW or equivalent and  will have a variety of post-qualification experience of working within Children’s Services.  They will provide support to the Team Manager and have the ability to work through complex cases in a calm and efficient manner within a pressured environment.  It will be essential therefore to have excellent communication and literacy skills.

 Successful applicants will be working within a duty rota system closely with other team members utilising core social work skills in assessment and analysis.

This post is considered by Kent County Council to be a customer facing position.  The Council therefore has a statutory duty under part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) to ensure that post holders have a command of spoken English/Welsh Sufficient for the effective performance of the job requirements. The appropriate standards are set out in the job description/person specification.

This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service and to registration as a qualified Social worker with Social Work England. 

Interview date: Friday 26th June 2020

Contact Details

Joseph Dyer - 03000 419224

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