Charles Hunter Associates

Referral & Assessment Advanced Practitioner

A Local Authority is looking for Qualified Social Workers to be Advanced Practitioners for their Referral & Assessment (Duty & Assessment) service in Northamptonshire.

These positions are full-time and permanent.



Please do not apply for this job if you require sponsorship to work in the UK.

This position is only available for those who have right to work in the UK and Social Work degree



Benefits for you as the Advanced Practitioner:



  • Training & Development opportunities

  • 28 days of annual leave + public holidays (rising with service)

  • Up to £8,000 relocation package

  • £6,000 recruitment bonus

  • Ability to purchase extra annual leave

  • Government pension scheme

  • Social Work England registration paid

  • Various discounts

  • Additional benefits



Duties and Responsibilities for you as the Advanced Practitioner:



  • Managing a complex caseload

  • Working with the Signs of Safety approach

  • Reporting to the Team Manager



Requirements for you as the Advanced Practitioner:



  • A recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/Diploma)

  • Registered with Social Work England

  • Significant Safeguarding experience

  • An excellent working knowledge and understanding of the current legislation and frameworks relevant to Children Social Care



Location: Northamptonshire


Salary Scale: £46,164 - £48,253 + benefits (dependent on experience)



Please note: Interviews can be held prior to the closing date so if you are interested, please get in contact ASAP in order to not miss out on the opportunity




Please follow the instructions on this website, or alternatively contact Jamil Olweny - 07587031098 or jolweny@charecruitment.com


If this role is not what you are looking for, but you are looking to make a move within Social Work, get in touch, as we have many other opportunities!



What do you get from working with me?



  • CV enhancement

  • Application form enhancement

  • Access to many jobs in the market

  • One central point of contact

  • Interview preparation assistance

  • Expert consultation

  • Questions answered

  • Offer negotiation



We recruit for all Social Work teams in Children & Adult's Social Work:




  • Fostering

  • Adoption

  • Looked after Children / Children in Care

  • Leaving Care / Transitions

  • Child Protection

  • Safeguarding / Locality

  • Children in Need

  • MASH / Front Door

  • Hospital Discharge

  • Integrated Response

  • Learning Disabilities / Physical Disabilities

  • Mental Health

  • Community

  • Forensic

  • Older People



We recruit for all levels in Social Work:




  • Newly Qualified Social Worker / ASYE Social Worker

  • Social Worker

  • Senior Social Worker / Senior Practitioner / Advanced Practitioner / Lead Social Worker

  • Deputy Manager / Assistant Team Manager

  • Team Manager / Practice Manager

  • Service Manager / Operations Manager / Regional Manager

  • Registered Manager / Head of Service

  • Assistant Director

  • Director / CEO




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