Back to results list

Senior Practitioner - LAC

Location: BEXLEY, KENT Salary: 32 - 34 GBP Per Hour
Sector: Care Job Type: Contract
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: 7 months ago Reference: 3118064

Interviews are taking place immediately so please apply now.

This is an experienced practitioner role, with specific responsibilities for managing the more complex Looked after Children case work and care proceedings. The hourly pay rate for the position is £32-£34 and is based in Bexley.

Principal accountabilities
- To hold a protected case load of the more complex and sensitive Looked After Children cases and deal with them effectively and efficiently to ensure that complex needs are identified, risk assessments are regularly updated and care plans are in place to meet identified needs.
- To work in partnership with peers across the service and represent the service to external agencies, including court attendance, to ensure that care plan meets the needs and safety of the child.
- To ensure that agreed plans for the care of children and service provision are implemented, monitored and reviewed.
- To chair meetings, including some reviews, core group meetings and planning meetings, to ensure care plans are in the best interests and safety of the child.
- To make recommendations to the manager about the need for legal action about a child.
- To maintain and update case notes and other records, write reports as required in accordance with policies and procedures.

Why Reed and what can we offer?
- Dedicated expert consultant
- Online timesheets & pay management
- Automatic invoicing (Ltd Co)
- Regular progress reports and face-to-face service reviews
- Office hours 8am-6pm to provide support/advice
- Recommend-a-Friend bonus for referrals
- Substantial Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Fund to put towards training or other development
- Reed Rewards and Holiday pay (PAYE only)
- Personalised CV service

Apply now!
For more information or you wish to apply contact Paul Blasqueño on 0207 632 5765 or email

Alternatively, if you are looking for a role in a different team please contact me also!

Similar jobs