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Children's Group Head

Apply 2020-11-06 11:37:50 1970-01-01 Caritas Recruitment

Children's Group Head

Date posted: November 6, 2020
32.34 Hourly
West Midlands, England
Job description
As a Practice Learning Facilitator you will:
? Provide practice learning support across the service alongside the BA Targeted Team through one to one, group and service (virtual and face to face) training interventions, providing case consultation and workshops
? Embed Sandwell?s Practice Framework/Model through the development of practice learning, training and guidance particularly the work required to move some aspects of the programme onto a virtual platform
? Contribute towards the development and improvement of child centred social work practice across the service by direct engagement with workers and particularly with managers and CC/IRO?s
? Be a good practice enabler lifting practice across the service in line with the service, organisational plans and OFSTED priorities
? Complete audits as part of BA activity linked to the QA programme through thematic, monthly, dip sample audits as required
? Contribute to the production of reports to timescale relating to the work undertaken by the BA activity
? Develop and promote of good practice guides, use of risk assessment tools, research and best practice linked to RIP and CC inform and the use of risk assessment tools
? Identification and promotion of good practice examples such as direct work with children, assessments and plans

What will you get from us?
You will be provided with the opportunity to be part of the Beyond Auditing team which alongside other key initiatives is at the heart of practice development within Sandwell. In doing so, you be able to strengthen your knowledge and skills in relation to quality assessments, planning and ways of understanding children?s lived experience across the service. We will support you to develop your auditing skills to use this as a tool to support your understanding of the child?s journey and improve their outcomes.

Who are you?
An experienced practitioner who has been qualified for 5 years or more and has worked at the level of Team Manager/Independent Reviewing Officer/Conference Chair. You will have progressed and had oversight of complex cases and be able to understand and demonstrate what good social work practice looks like. You will be someone both passionate and ambitious for our children. Recognising the important balance between process vs intervention/impact alongside relationship-based practice you will be able to use your skills, knowledge and experience to strengthen the engagement of children, their families, partner agencies.

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