Senior Practitioner – Stoke

Senior Practitioner - Stoke

Posted 1 week ago


Senior Practitioner – Stoke 
Early Intervention & Children’s Social Care
Rate: up to £33.30 per hour
We are recruiting for motivated qualified social worker to join our busy team. This role is with one of the UK’s highest performing local authorities, serving as one of the best places to live and work in.
This is a qualified role requiring you to be SWE registered and have relevant experience within children’s  services.
The purpose of this role is to support the delivery of high quality social care activities within Early Intervention & Children’s Social Care through the provision of direct support work to young people in the care of the local authority and young people leaving care.
To work in partnership with young people preparing then to make the transition from public care, their carer’s and relevant agencies to deliver an effective, integrated holistic, Personal Adviser and Leaving Care Service in accordance with the Children (Leaving Care) Act 2000, the Children Act 1989, the Children & Social Work Act 2017 and other relevant legislation and guidance.
To promote young people’s physical, emotional and social welfare; promoting their capacity to take responsibility for themselves and to act responsible towards others; promoting welfare: ensuring that needs relating to religious persuasion, racial origin, gender and cultural and linguistic background are actively identified and met.
Regarding the team:

  • Stoke on Trent has been voted as one of the friendliest places in the UK
  • We are a very small geographical area and cover locality basis therefore travelling between visits, once in Stoke is extremely limited in terms of mileage
  • Opportunities to become a ‘champion’ in various different areas of practice and development
  • Secured funding for ‘family hubs’ and have been rolling these out across the city creating a fantastic early help offer including parenting programmes, confidence building courses, adult learning offer, food banks and charitable support plus much more
  • We have a strong management team and also senior managers who are very supported
  • Free parking via our critical user parking permit for various car parks across the city, including parking on the multi-deck car park next to the office

This is an agency post and Pertemps can offer you.

  • An easy registration process (all done online)
  • Referral schemes and incentives
  • Ongoing compliance managed for you
  • Prompt and reliable payroll and lots more

Please contact Joe Thomas-Samuels on 07860876427 or for more information.