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Senior Practitioner
Location: Basildon
Date: 29 May 2020

BBS Recruitment is currently recruiting for an experienced Senior Practitioner a temp position for our client. The successful candidate will be a proactive and hardworking individual with prior experience within a role.


Job Role:

The role of the Senior Practitioner will be Managing a defined caseload, the social worker is responsible for working effectively with children, young people and families/carers to achieve positive change and improved outcomes.This includes enquiry, assessment, purposeful intervention through direct work and review in relation to child protection, child in need and children looked after, achieving permanency through care for children in care.

Family Support & Protection Family support and protection works with families with long term complex issues that are most in need and require sustained intervention for more than 3 months.

Children are subject to either child protection plans or child in need plans. This includes reviewing and updating assessments, supporting families to achieve change, special guardianship order (SGO) assessments, section 7 court reports, working with children subject to court proceedings who are at home or children subject to supervision orders. Occasionally children become subject to child in care plans and these may be transferred to the children in care team.


  • A minimum of 2 years post qualified Social Work experience
  • Experience working within a Family Support and Protection Team
  • Experience working within an Assessment and Intervention Team


  • Right to Work Documents
  • National Insurance 
  • Proof of Address
  • CV


We do receive a significant number of applications for these roles and are unable to reply to each one, if you do not hear from us within two weeks please note your application has not been successful on this occasion.