Social Care

Advanced Social Work Practitioner

Job description

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Supporting children who have stepped down from a child protection plan and consent to ongoing support via a child in need plan.
  • Managing cases of privately fostered children.
  • Overseeing children on a Supervision Order (excluding interim orders).
  • Supporting children on a Special Guardianship Order with a support plan requiring specific tasks as a child in need.
  • Assisting families with no recourse to public funds or resettlement families.
  • Providing support to babies who were part of the pre-birth pathway and have been safely living with the assessed parent for a minimum of three months.
  • Handling Section 7 and 37 private law proceedings not managed by the Court Progression Officers.
  • Managing cases where Worcestershire is identified as the designated LA area for a Child in Need.
  • Supporting pregnant children under 18 or those with a baby, both of whom have level 4 needs.


  • Social Work Degree.
  • Registration with Social Work England.
  • Proven experience in social work, particularly in managing children in need cases.
  • Strong understanding of the Children Act 1989 and related legislation.
  • Ability to work effectively within a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Excellent communication and case management skills.
  • Capability to review and respond to transfer requests promptly.
  • Enhanced DBS dated within the last 12 months. On the update service? You could be fast tracked through our recruitment process today.
  • Willingness to complete an enhanced DBS if you do not currently hold one.

Working with Archer Resourcing

We have been helping professionals find exciting new roles for a number of years, so we know exactly where to look when it comes to sourcing the best opportunities.

We operate across the UK, and, with amazing relationships with the biggest employers in UK social care, we give you the best chance of landing your next role.

Due the high demand of CV's received we are unable to respond to all applications. However, we may hold your CV on file and contact you for future suitable roles.

We also offer a £250 referral bonus should you know of anyone who may be interested.

Must be eligible to work in the U.K

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