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Senior Practitioner

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Role Responsibility

We are currently seeking to recruit a part time Senior Practitioner post in the Front Door Service 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.

Successful applicants 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 registration as a qualified Social worker with Social Work England.

Contact Details

For an informal discussion about the role please contact Bryony Khadaroo on 03000 422259

About the Company

KCC is committed to building a workforce which reflects the diversity of the county's working residents, encouraging applications from people of all ages, abilities, genders, sexual orientations, ethnic backgrounds and faiths, and aspires to create an inclusive workplace where everyone can be themselves at work.

Please note – if you are interested, please apply as soon as possible as the closing date for this advert may be earlier than stated should a number of suitably qualified candidates apply.

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