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Social Work Practice Development Lead

  • Employer - Frontline
  • Reference number -
  • Sector - Not for profit
  • Department - Charity
  • Location: - London, Manchester, Birmingham, Newcastle
  • Salary - £42,000 (excluding £3,000 London weighting) + competitive pension
  • Duration - Permanent
  • Hours - Full time
  • Closing date - Thursday, 15 November 2018

Job Description

Reports to:  Head of Curriculum

Location:  Any Frontline regional office (London, Manchester, Birmingham, Newcastle)

Travel: Occasional/monthly regional travel, at least monthly to London, Summer   Institute - 10 days in Coventry)

Contract: Permanent

This is a unique opportunity to join the team of a pioneering organisation that develops social workers and leaders. The position offers the opportunity to influence and shape programme design, practice approaches and teaching methods. The successful candidate will have a clear vision of what constitutes outstanding social work practice, be a qualified social worker and have expertise in any of the following areas;

1) Experience of working directly with children and families and a strong commitment to understanding the detail of practice which happens between social workers and vulnerable children and families. You will have an interest in developing this in others and ideally have experience coaching, supervising, supporting or mentoring social workers (or students) in a practice setting (ideally with experience of direct observations).

2) Experience of developing practice based evidence through practitioner led research at Master’s level (ideally action research).

3) Experience and confidence working within theoretical frameworks and applying research to:

a) child and family social work practice

b) teaching and observation of practice

c) a qualification in systemic practice is an asset

d) evidence based parenting interventions

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