Senior Practitioner – Stoke-on-Trent

Senior Practitioner - Stoke-on-Trent

Posted 1 week ago


Senior Practitioner – Stoke-on-Trent
Children’s Services
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.
Office based with at least 3 days per week with a duty manager available to respond to crisis daily (in the event a social worker couldn’t get hold of their own manager).

  • ASYE + at least 3 years experience plus additional supervisory/practice development role/contributing to learning of others


  • 1 x Qualified Social Worker experienced in undertaking initial risk assessment, planned interventions, and updated risk assessments of those perpetrator DV. Serving as the persons primary point of contact, and to be pro-active in developing and implementing safety plans.


  • 1 x Qualified  Social Worker/Probation officer experienced in undertaking protective parenting assessments where there is High Risk.


  • Staff to be predominately office based with the option to work at home 2 days a week.

Stoke on Trent has been voted as one of the friendliest places in the UK, and is a great borough to work as a part of.
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
  • Our culture is very much based upon team work, supporting each other and working together with our multi-agency professionals, this is emphasised by our locality working and strong working relationships
  • Our model of working is restorative practice and this is well embedded into our practice now

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.