Service Care Solutions Ltd

Children's Practitioner

Service Care Solutions are currently working with Peterborough City Council and are looking for a Children's Social Care Practitioner.

Job purpose:

To manage highly complex individual cases, including evaluating, supporting, planning, intervention and the coordination of services to vulnerable children in accordance with national Social Work and/ or Health Care legislation, regulations, guidance and local policies and procedures.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

Key Responsibilities:

  • To work to achieve the specific aims and objectives of the Services Business Plan.

  • To work collaboratively with staff and a range of partner organisations to assess, plan and intervene with service users and/ or their families

  • To engage with local authorities and other multidisciplinary agencies, which may include Police, Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, Mental Health Professionals, Substance Misuse Professionals, etc.

  • To manage a caseload of service users with varied levels of need in accordance with departmental policies and procedures and relevant legislation, guidance and regulations.

  • To use manual and computerised systems for the recording of confidential information, case records and data and ensure that all relevant records and documents are managed in accordance with policy and procedure.

  • To attend and contribute to reviews and participate in meetings, including those in a variety of settings and institutions such as other local authorities, hospitals and custodial units.

  • To assess financial needs of service users and assist them in planning their individual budgets for accommodation and maintenance, including handling cash where necessary

  • To undertake visits, complete assessments and reviews, maintain records in accordance with policy and procedures within the requirements of the role.

  • To participate fully in supervision, appraisals and practise observations as part of professional development and support.

  • To participate in preparing reports for meetings, reviews planning meetings and other forums as required and appropriate.

  • To be responsible for planning and recording Pathway Planning meetings as required by the needs of the service user.

  • To visit service users at home and other external venues in accordance with standards, policy and procedures.

  • To manage complex situations and challenging behaviours associated with working with vulnerable adults and/or children

  • Skills required:

    , A DBS from within the last 12 months
    , Applications are invited from those with a care background.

    , We will need 2 references
    , A Car driver

    , Opportunity to work for a prestigious organisation
    , Excellent career progression opportunities
    , Competitive rates of pay
    , Full further training programs will be provided

    Working with Service Care Solutions comes with many benefits, including:

    , Excellent rates of pay
    , Payroll service twice a week
    , A contractor Loyalty scheme with various bonuses offered
    , Free registration and Free DBS

    If you are interested in the role, or know of anyone who may be, please contact Josh at Service Care Solutions on 01772 208964 or email

    Service Care Solutions also offers a £250 referral bonus! So if you know of anyone who would be perfect for this position and they are placed into work, you will receive £250 for the referral once their probationary period has been completed!

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