Social Care

Advanced Social Work Practitioner

Job description

As an Advanced Social Work Prescriber, you will be working within the standards of conduct, performance and ethics as described by Social Work England.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Ensuring through the provision of services that children are safe and achieving good outcomes.
  • Providing practice or professional leadership, through the development of research informed practice, quality assurance, staff development, knowledge development or management.
  • Influencing and contributing to strategic development in the organisation.
  • Guiding and supporting a range of internal and external professionals on cases where there are particularly high levels of complexity or risk.
  • Ensuring that effective risk management, decision making and preventative work is undertaken to ensure that children are safeguarded effectively.
  • Ensuring complex cases that involve external partners and their respective legal, statutory and regulatory functions are referred to the Safeguarding Unit for wider consideration.
  • Taking a constructive approach towards innovation and changes in methods of working to provide the best outcomes for children and families.


  • Social Work Degree.
  • Registration with Social Work England.
  • Experience of working with children, young people and families.
  • Knowledge of UK legislation relevant to Children and Families.
  • Understanding of confidentiality and data protection requirements.
  • An understanding of and an ability to deliver excellent customer service and to work in partnership with individuals, families, carers/carer groups, colleagues in the council and partner agencies irrespective of their circumstances or background.
  • Ability to plan, prioritise and organise own workload and time.
  • Experience of undertaking safeguarding investigations, assessing and managing risk and planning appropriate interventions.
  • Awareness of current practice issues and challenges facing Children’s Social Care.
  • 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 Ltd:

We have been helping all health care 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.

We have a reputation for recruiting efficiently, however, we can only respond to candidates who meet the exact requirements of the position. If you have any queries about a role or application, then please call Archer direct on the provided contact details.

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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