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Female Senior Practitioner

  • Location:

    Burnley, Lancashire

  • Sector:

    Social Care

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  • Salary:

    Up to £24813 per annum + £24,813 pro rata

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  • Published:

    2 months ago

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Job Description

We have an exciting new permanent opportunity for a Female Senior Practitioner to work across accommodation services for women and children across Lancashire.
BS Social Care is one of the UK`s leading recruitment specialists and attract and resource for skilled workers across the social care markets for temporary and permanent roles.

We are delighted to be working in partnership with an award winning organisation who have been delivering domestic abuse services across the North West for over 45 years.

As a Senior Practioner you will provide expert knowledge and mentoring and mentoring to the Refuge teams, delivering high quality support to adults and child survivors of domestic abuse. You will be responsive to the needs of the services providing timely advice to teams across all of our refuges responding to issues arising involving Safeguarding, Risk Management and out of hours emergency cover. This role forms part of the organisation`s management teams across refuge provisions supporting the Deputy manager and Service managers to deliver excellent services.

To be successful in this role you will need to have the ability to assess new referrals in a fair and clear way using an inclusive approach, ensure the health and well being of residents and children are prioritised, deliver high quality support, achieving key outcomes as identified in the support planning. You will be a very organised individual with strong leadership and team-playing skills, together with the ability to be self motivated and be able to motivate others. A key function is to be able to train and develop new staff and volunteers, and mentor them to help become more confident. You will be able to empower others and work collaboratively across teams.

Competitive salary of £24,813 pro- rata over average 25 hours per week, working on a rota including evening and weekend shifts. Excellent benefits include training and development opportunities, pension scheme, 25 days holidays plus bank holidays, and the opportunity to be part of a fast growing organisation and group of companies. This role will be based in the Burnley site but expectations will be to be flexible to travel across all provisions within Lancashire where necessary. Car driver essential.

If you believe you meet this criteria please apply to or call us on 01772 400100 for further information.

`gender is considered to be a genuine occupational requirement in accordance with paragraph 1 of Schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010 for a female worker to work with our client.'


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