Senior Practitioner (ASW) Care Quality Commission

Omega Plc

Senior Practitioner (ASW) Care Quality Commission


Omega Plc, Bowes Park, Enfield

  • Full time
  • Temporary
  • Onsite working

Posted 1 week ago, 15 May | Get your application in now before you miss out!

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: 99a757836d8d4d7e90f4f2297bf6a7f1

Full Job Description

The following roles will provide quality assurance oversight for the 50 identified cases in preparation for any upcoming CQC inspection. This will involve conducting thorough audits of the case files and collaborating with the services to enhance documentation and quality. Additionally, these roles will participate in working groups, draft policies and procedures as required, and undertake quality improvement initiatives across teams and services., This bonus is provided on an annual basis to qualified social workers and social practitioners who are in temporary or locum positions with our clients. The bonus is payable upon completing at least 1600 work hours within 12 months, subject to certain terms and conditions

Must haves:

  • Must possess a minimum of two years of UK experience as a qualified social worker.

  • Must have post-qualified experience of a minimum of two years.

  • A valid Social Work England (SWE) Number and HCPC registration are required.

  • Professional qualifications in Social Work such as a Diploma in Social Work, BA/BSc/MA in Social Work, or CQSW, as required by Social Work England, are mandatory.

  • The candidate must be eligible to work in the UK.

  • A minimum of five years of references are necessary.

  • An Enhanced DBS (registered to update service/ new DBS required) is essential., Requirements A bachelor's degree or higher in Social Work and registration with the relevant professional regulatory body are required. Knowledge of the legislative frameworks governing child and family social work is essential, as is experience working in a statutory setting. Understanding the impact of different parenting styles on child development and the development of resilience in the face of loss, change, and uncertainty is crucial. Some experience working in a childcare setting, either through student placement, voluntary work, or paid employment, is preferred. Additionally, the ability to assess risk and need, plan and review outcomes, and work with service users who exhibit challenging behaviour is necessary. The ability to recognise signs of various forms of harm to children, including physical, emotional, and sexual abuse and neglect, as well as the consequences of cumulative harm, especially in terms of early indicators of neglect, is

  • essential. This role also requires strong communication skills, both written and verbal, as well as the ability to use technology effectively. The ability to build and maintain relationships in challenging situations such as those involving resistance to change, ambivalence, or selective cooperation with services is also necessary. The role requires excellent time management skills and the ability to prioritise competing demands. Additionally, the ability to use strategies that promote professional resilience and self-management in challenging situations is important. The job involves working alone in a home environment where basic hygiene and safety rules may not be observed, and the unpredictability of the home environment can pose a potential risk of abuse and violence. It also involves working closely with individuals who have experienced all forms of child abuse, which can be emotionally challenging and distressing. Due to the experiences and emotional state
    of service users, who may be anxious or distressed, the post holder may face significant verbal abuse, aggression, and other anti-social behaviours from service users and members of the public regularly.

    Recruitment & Retention Bonus of £2000 for Social Practitioners employed via Omega Recruitment Group.