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Advanced Practitioners

The Advanced Practitioners Service is part of the Safeguarding and Quality Assurance Service, their roles include:

  • working with Newly Qualified Social Workers across the service; they are committed to supporting and enabling Social Worker's learning experience and providing opportunities to develop practice
  • they work as a team to support the service to promote Practice Standards, Culture and the Vision for children in Worcestershire; they do this through modelling good practice and enabling reflection and analysis
  • Advanced Social Work Practitioners will complete Stage 1 complaints to give an independent view/investigation of the complaint received
  • Advanced Social Work Practitioners will work with experienced Social Workers beyond their Newly Qualified Year on targeted interventions such as assessment and planning work; this may include practice learning sessions and Signs of Safety Mapping sessions
  • the Advanced Practitioners will work to develop practice sessions on key learning and present these within Team Meetings across the service