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Senior Practitioner

This vacancy has now closed and is listed for reference only.
Vacancy Summary
Employer:
London Borough Of Waltham Forest
Salary:
£36,306 - £38,961
Location:
Juniper House, 221 Hoe Street, Walthamstow
Contract:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Full Time
Hours:
36
DBS Check:
Enhanced
Closing Date:
09/08/2013 at 23:30 PM
Reference:
FAM/13/1045
Vacancy Description
Waltham Forest’s Children’s Service has big ambitions for the future – and is a place where you can realise yours. If you are a dedicated and creative Social Worker looking to make your mark, develop your career and improve the lives of children and their families, our forward-thinking Families Directorate should be your next career destination.
We are a supportive, challenging and inspirational team, striving towards the shared purpose of achieving independence, choice and the best possible results for our service users. Join us and you will help us to become a centre of excellence and best practice, building on the strong foundations we have laid over the last 18 months.
In return for your hard work, we will give you the time and active support you need to make a difference. Promoting creativity is at the heart of our agenda to develop Social Work, and means you will be encouraged to share ideas, bring about positive change and strive to continuously improve outcomes for our vulnerable children.
For further information about Social Care at Waltham Forest, please visit www.ambitious-socialwork.co.uk. If you have any questions about this role, please contact a social work manager below. They will be more than happy to answer your queries.
Liz.wood@walthamforest.gov.uk for Safeguarding & Family Support 0208 496 1375
Ngozi.palmer@walthamforest.gov.uk for Safeguarding & Family Support 0208 496 2338
Pauline.naraine@walthamforest.gov.uk for Children in Care 0208-496 8388
Jackie.wood@walthamforest.gov.uk for Placement & Resources 0208 496 2136
Interview Date: w/c 19 August 2013

Equal Opportunities
Waltham Forest is a diverse borough where diversity is valued and is integral to both, service delivery and employment of 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 strategic outcomes contained in its Corporate Equality Plan:
• 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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