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The Code of Practice on the English language requirement for public sector workers, Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 requires that Councils ensure that all candidates applying for customer facing posts must be assessed in order to establish their fluency in English.
We are looking for a dynamic, creative individuals with a passion for good practice and the development of others. You will know what “good” looks like and have the skills to work with students, newly qualified social workers and experienced social workers to support practice development so that we are confident that our children, young people and their families are experiencing excellence form our workforce.
The role of the Practice Supervisor is a critical role, working closely with the Practice Supervisor group and the Principal Social Worker to embed practice expectations across all or our service areas. You will support the Team Manager in their role by having oversight of practice, holding reflective conversations with the team, quality assuring work and having some involvement in performance management as a way of measuring the impact of training and development on practice.
You will have the opportunity to work closely with the Workforce and Learning Service as well as the Student and ASYE programme leads.
You must demonstrate resilience with a good understanding of the complexities of children’s social work. If you have significant experience of managing complex case work including child protection work and court proceedings and have a proven track record of the development of good practice, then we would love to hear from you.
You must have at least 4 years’ relevant social work experience of which 3 years must be post qualification; with a minimum of 6 months as an experienced social worker. Paid or voluntary work in a similar, relevant field will be considered at application stage. It is desirable that you already hold the stage 2 practice educator award or show a willingness to start the award within 6 months of starting in the post.
Bradford is a City which offers a richness of culture and diversity; it is the fourth largest Metropolitan District in the country and home to a population of 534,300 residents. Bradford has the largest percentage of population under the age of 16 outside London; over 3% of the population is under the age of 20. Bradford is one of the most diverse areas in England with over 37% of the population from BAME groups.
We are passionate about positive social wok practice and we strive to achieve the best possible outcomes for children and families we work with. Children are at the heart of everything we do and we have a model of practice which is based in relationships with the people we work with by using a strength based approach and recognising the individual experiences that people have and the potential impact of these experiences
We are committed to the development of our workforce and offer a wide range of training and development opportunities; we are passionate about emotional wellbeing and there are a lot of health initiatives on offer including access to regular mindfulness sessions.
, Principle Social Worker & Service Manager at traci.taylor
or on 07582 105936.
Closing Date: Ongoing
Please find the Job Profile attached.
Practice Supervisor Job Profile.doc