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Children's Services Practitioner

Job Type

Permanent

Region

North East & Yorkshire

Salary

Location

£31,266 - £35,529

Posted Date

6 April 2023

Leeds Hub

Closing Date

23 April 2023

An exciting opportunity has arisen at the NSPCC regional hub based in Leeds for an enthusiastic and dynamic social worker to join our team, where you will have the opportunity to develop specialist knowledge and expertise delivering a range of services, contributing to the wellbeing and safety of children and young people and their carers.

As a Children's Services Practitioner Level 3 , you will have a qualification in Social Work and will be responsible for providing direct services, plan and deliver services, contribute to their evaluation, work in partnership with other agencies and involve service users in planning, decision making and evaluation.

In this role you will contribute to service development not only in terms of direct work but also be able to get involved in evaluation, influencing and dissemination of learning and have the opportunity to be part of an exciting new strategy to help end cruelty to children. You will also contribute to the delivery of local campaigns and work alongside our School's Service team to reach more children, young people and families.

We are looking for a Social Worker who wants to work constructively and creatively with a real passion for enhancing the life chances of children and young people and their parents/carers who has the ability to plan and deliver appropriate programmes of work with individuals, families and groups who has:

- the ability to assess risk and need
- experience of child protection intervention
- up to date knowledge of legislation, research and best practice
- the ability to evaluate the effectiveness of their own practice.

In return, you will have the opportunity to engage in a range of new projects and developments, have a manageable caseload, excellent training and development opportunities and be supervised and supported by a Team Manager with knowledge and experience of practice, who will show a real commitment to enabling you to achieve your potential.

Join us and you'll become part of a team that cares about the work they do and the people they work with. You'll discover opportunities to grow, along with challenges and a shared purpose that'll bring the best out in you. And you'll get to find your own way to make a difference that means more, and that impacts millions of young lives.

We are committed to play our part in creating and fostering a society that promotes mutual respect and that truly values individuality and difference. All our candidates are considered fairly based on their merit, competence and performance and are always keen to hear from talented people from a diverse background.

To discuss this role further, please contact Trudie Osman (01274 381440) Team Managers or Helplines Recruitment on helplinesrecruitment@NSPCC.org.uk

As an organisation, we are committed to creating and fostering a culture that promotes safeguarding and the welfare of all children and adults at risk. Our safer recruitment practices support this by ensuring that there is a consistent and thorough process of obtaining, collating, analysing and evaluating information from and about candidates to ensure that all persons appointed are suitable to work with our children and adults.

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