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Senior Practitioner - Community Safety (Temp/Fixed Term (incl. Secondment)
  • Employer: London Borough Of Waltham Forest
  • Reference: Fam/21/149215
  • Published: Fri 23/04/2021, 16:06 PM
  • Closing on: Fri 07/05/2021, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £40,869 - £43,860
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Waltham Forest

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Senior Practitioner - Community Safety (Temp/Fixed Term (incl. Secondment)

Waltham Forest Community Safety Partnership is looking for a social care practitioner from either an adult or children’s background to take on a brand new role in the Community Safety Team.

You role will predominantly focus around identifying needs for practice improvement. You will support key services with specialist training and advice, and undertake innovative research to ensure the Council’s safeguarding offer for Violence Against Women and Girls and Prevent is robust in its response to current risks. You will also lead the day-to-day case and business management of the local partnership’s multi-agency safeguarding offer. The role may include some direct work with families and individuals. This role offers the opportunity to join an exciting and varied initiative in Waltham Forest that works with children and adults to foster resilience to domestic abuse and/or radicalisation.

Applicants should be an experienced practitioner, who is able to work within a team and independently in innovative ways. Applicants should be able to show initiative in identifying new effective ways of working. They should also be used to working in a fast-paced and fluid environment, reacting to events and evolving priorities. The post-holder will be required to have a sound knowledge of the Violence Against Women and Girls and Prevent strategies. You are joining a supportive team which has a high profile in the Council and beyond.

This is a 1 year cover maternity leave. The post is subject to advanced vetting. Further detail is outlined in the Job Description as attached.

If you would like to have an informal conversation about this role please contact Laura Butterworth (VAWG) or Sean Thomson (Prevent):