Midlands

Children's Services

Contract

16/05/2024

Reference 1846

Role: Senior Practitioner (Qualified Social Worker)
Location: West Midlands
Team: Homeless Intervention Team
Pay: £33.30 per hour
Contract: Full-Time Locum Contract
In the office: Hybrid

 

Are you a skilled social worker with a passion for supporting vulnerable individuals facing homelessness? We are seeking a dedicated Senior Practitioner to join our Homeless Intervention Team on a locum basis, working within a large and dynamic local authority in the West Midlands.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead and manage complex cases involving individuals and families experiencing or at risk of homelessness.
  • Conduct comprehensive assessments to identify needs and develop tailored intervention plans.
  • Collaborate with a range of agencies including housing, health, and social services to ensure coordinated and effective support.
  • Provide expert advice and support to junior team members, fostering a culture of continuous improvement and best practice.
  • Maintain accurate case records in accordance with local authority policies and legal requirements.
  • Engage in multi-agency meetings, contributing to the development and implementation of effective homelessness prevention strategies.

Requirements:

  • Qualified Social Worker with valid Social Work England registration.
  • Extensive post-qualification experience, ideally within a homeless intervention or related setting.
  • Strong assessment, analytical, and decision-making skills, with the ability to handle complex and high-pressure situations.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with a collaborative approach to working with diverse stakeholders.
  • Up-to-date knowledge of relevant legislation, policies, and procedures related to homelessness and social care.

Why Join Us?

  • Competitive hourly rate of £33.30.
  • Opportunity to make a meaningful impact on the lives of vulnerable individuals and families.
  • Work within a supportive and experienced team dedicated to preventing homelessness.
  • Flexible locum role allowing for a healthy work-life balance.

 

If you are committed to making a difference in the community and have the expertise to excel in this role, we want to hear from you! For more information and to apply, please contact Emily Cooper at 07902371315 or email your CV to ecooper@sheldon-phillips.com.

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