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Senior Practitioner

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Salary: £35,745 - £39,880
Location: Ty Elwyn
Region: Llanelli
Job Type: Permanent - Full Time
Vacancy Group: Education & Children
Category: Education & Children
Closing Date: 12/06/2020
Date Posted: 11/23/2020
Reference: 011728


Closing Date: 06/12/2020

Children's Services / Ty Elwyn, Llanelli

Senior Practitioner

£35,745 - £39,880 (Grade J)

This Senior Practitioner role within the Fostering Service will have Supervisory duties and will support the Team Manager to develop strategies that strengthen the Management of Placement Matching Process for Looked After Children within Carmarthenshire based on their individual needs and Foster Carer capacity.

The successful applicant will play an integral part in the development of the service.

They will need to have a working knowledge of children in need, children looked after and children at risk ensuring they receive a quality social work service in accordance with the National and Local Child Care policy and strategy and to meet all statutory requirements. In particular to lead on placements ensuring support is enhanced and every effort is made to avoid breakdown through close monitoring, on a daily basis where necessary, and making recommendations in relation to additional support including financial.

A basic knowledge of Welsh is required to accomplish this post. Support can be provided on appointment to reach this level.

For an informal discussion please contact Ann Marie Baker on 01554 742380 /  

A Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check will be requested for this post.

As part of the Council’s Policy and Procedure it is now a requirement that employees must register with the DBS Update Service for which there is an annual subscription fee of £13 borne by the individual.  The Authority will pay for the initial DBS check.

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In order to apply for this vacancy, you must be able to supply the required answers to the following questions:

  • Can you provide evidence that you have the right to live and work in the UK?


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Telephone: 01554 742380
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