Job Title: Children’s Practitioner
Location: Farnham House, Stevenage
Salary Range: £20,903 to £27,741 per annum
We have an exciting opportunity for a Children’s Practitioner with experience of working with families and young people, to support the work of our Family Safeguarding team.
We need individuals with resilience and a passion for improving outcomes for looked after children.
We need individuals who are hardworking and willing to work as a team.
You will be joining a forward-thinking service that puts the outcomes of children at the heart of all we do. We are looking for candidates who are passionate about improving outcomes for Children and young people and want to develop their career.
You will be involved in supporting Social Workers in undertaking intervention with children and their families by using Motivational Interviewing techniques, having access to specialist resources and tools to engage positively with young people.
You will be responsible for undertaking direct work, life story work, supervising contact, and liaison with partner agencies. The role is challenging, interesting and varied with no two days being the same. You will therefore need to be highly motivated and able to work on your own initiative, having some knowledge of safeguarding procedures and legislation pertaining to children and families. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills will be essential to support the team. This is an excellent opportunity to really make a difference to the lives of children and young people looked after.
Closing Date: 23rd January 2022
Interview Date: 31st January 2022
For an informal discussion please contact Tafi Masamha, Team Manager on 07949933382 or Maria Spillane, Consultant Social Worker on 07815463532.