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Consultant Practioner

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Portsmouth City Council
13 March 2012
15 April 2012
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Contract Type
£31,754 - £35,430 Plus £2,150 p.a. MP

Further information

Children’s Social Care & Safeguarding

What’s on your wish list? 

  • Live close to sea and countryside √
  • Positive feedback from OFSTED √ 
  • Good supervision and training programme √
  • Strong permanent senior management team √
  • 99% permanent staffing √ 
  • Committed & motivated colleagues √ 
  • The chance to make a real difference √
  • A council which has chosen to put people first and maintain services √

Having had a positive OFSTED inspection which confirmed we’re well on the right track we want to continue to seek the best possible outcomes for Portsmouth’s vulnerable children. We’ve recently made further investments in our Children’s Services – and we have some great opportunities for exceptional social work professionals to join us.

Consultant Practitioner (Team Development and Learning) 
Ref: 57 & 58
£31,754 - £35,430 p.a. plus an additional £2,150 p. a. Market payment
37 hrs per week

This specialist role will personally support newly qualified and less experienced staff through training, mentoring and coaching so that they develop the confidence and competence to deliver quality social work to very vulnerable children.

During the last year our fostering service has separated into two teams; one for support of foster carer’s and the other for recruitment. This has enabled us to increase our numbers of foster carer’s and reduce our need to use agency carer’s. The team has now been formed for a year and we require a Senior Practitioner to add to the current management within the team.

These posts offer great opportunities - to find out more about them please visit our website or telephone 02392 68 8536

We are also looking for Out Of Hours Support posts. Please phone 02392 688530 for more details

Portsmouth City Council

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