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Senior Practitioner Reviewing Officer

Organisation:Leicestershire County Council 

Working Hours: Part Time , Hours per week - 18.5 

Salary:£36,711 - £40,491 + £2.250 market premium - Pro-Rata 

Appointment Type:Permanent 

Location:County Hall, County Hall, Glenfield, Leicester, LE3 8RF 


Closing date:19 September 2021 at midnight 

To be responsible for carrying out all the duties of the job in accordance with the County Council’s Equal Opportunities Policy
  • CQSW/DipSW/CSS (Management or Child Care)
  • Registration with GSCC
  • Relevant post qualification training
  • Substantial post qualification in child care or fostering services
  • Experience of chairing decision making meetings
  • Experience of communicating effectively with children and their carers and of facilitating the participation of children and young people in service planning
  • Experience of working with foster carers
  • Experience of working with service users from diverse cultural and ethnic background
  • Detailed knowledge of foster care legislation and regulations
  • Knowledge of the role of foster carers in a quality service for looked after children
  • Knowledge of quality assurance and the development and promotion of good practice standards
  • Understanding of the requirements of a high quality fostering service that is safe and that promotes the needs of children and their carers
  • Ability to analyse information, identify key issues and communicate both orally and in writing, so as to be understood by both children and adults
  • Ability to give constructive feedback to carers and practitioners and others
  • Ability to prioritise competing demands and to work to tight deadlines
  • Ability to understand management information systems and to work with computers
  • Ability to produce written reports of a high standard within an agreed timetable
  • Ability to be self motivated
This post is the subject of a DBS enhanced check for a regulated activity.
Please see the Job Description / Person Specification which are attached further down on this page
For informal enquires please contact Heather Hughes, Tel: 0116 305 9655 Email: 
We particularly welcome applicants from black, minority, ethnic (BME) communities, disabled people and lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) communities, as they are currently under represented within our workforce.
We are on a journey to be an inclusive department where a culture to celebrate equality, diversity and inclusion is embedded and discrimination challenged at every level together as a department.  We warmly welcome those from all cultures, ethnicities and beliefs - this diversity is vital to our journey and is fundamental to our values and enriches the services we offer our children and families.

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