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Advanced Practitioner

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Vacancy Summary
London Borough Of Waltham Forest
£42,684 - £45,585
Various within Waltham Forest
Working Pattern:
Full Time
36 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
23/08/2019 at 23:30 PM
Vacancy Description

Advanced Practitioner Corporate Parenting

- this is a new role leading PSGs, running group supervision using our systemic supervision model, enabling others to reflect and develop high quality plans and driving permanence outcomes for every looked after child or young person. You will be a key player in bringing professionals together and achieving agreements in care planning. You will be able to evidence your registration as a social worker with HCPC.

Waltham Forest Council’s children and family service wishes to ensure that all children, who are in a permanent placement mainly through adoption, have a high quality life-story book and a later-life letter to help them understand why they are in their adoptive placement. 

This work might further be identified for some children, who live in a permanent foster placement or in a Special Guardianship arrangement.

In some cases you will help the allocated children’s social worker carry out their role regarding the above and work alongside them. 

You will share and offer support to team colleagues who undertake this work.

You need to have family placement and the relevant practical experience and know the psychological issues involved in the work.


Equal Opportunities
Waltham Forest is a diverse borough where diversity is valued and is integral to both, service delivery and employment of its staff. The Council is proud of its rich mix of communities and as the largest employer in the area, it works hard to respond to the changing needs of its population.

We use our statutory duties on race, gender and disability equality and best practice in respect of age, faith and sexual orientation to ensure equality of opportunity in the workplace.

The Council is committed to meeting its 4 equality objectives contained within the Waltham Forest Council Equality Plan 2012/2015:

- Promoting equality of opportunity

- Opposing all forms of discrimination, intolerance and disadvantage

- Ensuring our workforce reflects the diverse communities of Waltham Forest at all levels.

- Providing fair, appropriate, accessible and excellent Services to all.

Respecting Diversity is a core Council value.

How to apply
Application Information The councils preference is for on-line application forms. However if you have a disability and are unable to complete an on-line application, please ring 0208 496 4227 who will be able to arrange an alternative. For more information on how to complete your application form, follow this link: Applying for a job at Waltham Forest Council

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