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Senior Practitioner (Initial Contact, Referral and Assessment)

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
01/12/2016
Advert End Date:
15/12/2016 22:59
Salary:
£36,019 - £38,789 per annum
Hours per week:
37 hours per week
Job Category:
Social Care - Children Service
Vacancy ID:
157949
Employment Location:
Newcastle upon Tyne
Post Number:
WCL442(e)

Job details 

Closing date:
15 Dec


Further information

37 hours per week.

This is an exciting time to join Newcastle City Council and be part of delivering first class social work for vulnerable children, young people and families.

Based in our Children’s Social Care Services you will be supported to apply systemic, Signs of Safety and social learning theory approaches to deliver focused and purposeful interventions in frontline practice. Building upon the strong track record we have already of delivering a high quality service in Newcastle, you will be actively involved in shaping our new approach to social work. You will be encouraged to develop your skills and provided with opportunities for further training and development.

You must be dynamic, committed to providing excellent services and bring a comprehensive knowledge and skill-base to the challenge of working with vulnerable children and families. You will be an enthusiastic team player who is passionate about achieving the best outcomes for children in Newcastle.

We are committed to protecting and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff to share this commitment. This post is working in regulated activity. If you are successful we will undertake additional recruitment checks which will include a check to see if you have had any criminal convictions, a check of police information and we will check the barred list(s). It is a criminal offence for a barred individual to apply for a job in regulated activity.

Apply online at www.northeastjobs.org.uk

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As this post involves working with children, vulnerable adults or dealing with sensitive information, written references will be taken up and made available to interviewers before the final selection stage; even if you indicate otherwise.

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