Over the last six years, we’ve driven and benefited hugely from the Olympic legacy and regeneration, but we’re always ambitious to achieve more for our residents. Newham is a great place to practice social work – join us and be a part of our success!
Senior Practitioner Assessment and Care Management
£39,774 - £42,681 pa plus a market supplement
1 year fixed term contract
0-25 SEND Preparing for Adulthood Service you will have proven experience in working with young people moving towards adulthood. You will experienced in supporting young people to write a person-centred support plan, that will help them to aspire and achieve. You will work effectively with partners form education, health, and voluntary sector. You will have knowledge of current legislation. •Experience in supporting young people in Preparing for Adulthood•Excellent communication skills•Proven experience in safeguarding•Knowledge of current legislation and how this underpins practice•Commitment to ensure young people in Newham have the very best opportunities
If you choose to join Newham you’ll have access to unrivalled learning and development opportunities, retention incentives, and quality management and supervision. Dynamic, innovative, committed and passionate, you will bring comprehensive knowledge and skill-base to the challenge of working with vulnerable children and families.
The London Borough of Newham is a Disability Confident employer. Candidates who declare that they have a disability in accordance with the Equality Act 2010 and meet the essential criteria as specified in the Job Profile will be guaranteed an interview.Priority consideration on all advertised roles will be given to London Borough of Newham Redeployees.The London Borough of Newham is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable groups and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Please be aware that a Disclosure and Barring Scheme (DBS) check will be required for any position with access to these groups under the provision of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. In addition, the Authority reserves the right to request employees undertake a basic disclosure check (Disclosure Scotland) where required for the role this includes anyone who has access to (or information obtained directly from) a government database, or has a GCSX account. These posts will be required to have a Basic Disclosure Scotland check as per the requirements of BPSS (Baseline Personnel Security Standards).Should you require any help or advice with your online application, please contact the Recruitment Help Desk on: 0203 373 0909.
IMPORTANT: If you are an LBN member of staff and applying for this role as a secondment you should note that secondments are subject to the agreement of your current employing service. Please ensure that you inform your line manager of your intention to apply for the post in the first instance.