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Senior Practitioner - In House Therapeutic Service
Bromley Civic Centre
Salary To
Upto £45,159

We currently have an exciting opportunity to be part of a Specialist Therapeutic Social Work Team


Up to 12-month maternity leave cover


Focusing on the child, not forgetting you


Salary: £38,033-£45,159 depending on experience

Job Description & Person Specification.doc

Information for applicants COVID-19:
Bromley Council are following the most recent Government guidelines surrounding Coronavirus. During this period, we still look forward to receiving CV’s and if your candidate is shortlisted we will be conducting tests and interviews remotely via phone and video link.



Location: Bromley Civic Centre


Bromley is committed to making children and young people in the Borough its top priority.


We are seeking an experienced qualified social worker who additionally has a therapeutic qualification or has demonstrable experience of working therapeutically with children, young people and families.


Based within Bromley’s Permanency Service, the therapeutic social work team is a dedicated specialist team, working with Special Guardians, Connected Persons, Adoptive Parents and Foster Carers and the children and young people in their care.


You will lead on providing counselling support to birth parents of children placed for adoption and providing therapeutic intervention for the New Horizons ‘step down’ service, offering guidance and support to experienced foster carers and children placed in their care from residential provision.

You will be supported in your role by your team colleagues and through regular planned supervision by your line manager.

You will be passionate about making a positive difference to children’s lives and supporting a changing culture providing support to Children & Families within the borough.


The Bromley Promise:

  • Caseload in the Therapeutic Team is between 8-11 children at present for every Social Worker
  • Small Cluster teams, with one team manager supervising six Senior Practitioners
  • Two week protected induction programme
  • Excellent learning and development opportunities with bespoke training for every social worker
  • Social Workers and team managers have easy and regular access to the leadership team
  • Dedicated time for reflective supervision


In addition; the THRIVE Team can offer


·       Access to specific therapeutic training as required in order to meet the specific needs of the role

·       Access to external clinical supervision with a qualified therapist

·       6 weekly group supervision with an external consultant


Closing date: Sunday 20th September at midnight

Interviews: TBC 



For an informal discussion on the above role please contact Antony Moore-Team Manager -THRIVE on 0208 461 7873 or email antony.moore@bromley.gov.uk

Equal Opportunities Statement


We are committed to achieving equal opportunities in employment and service delivery.



We offer a generous package including competitive pay, career average pension scheme, flexible working practices and the Bromley Employee benefits scheme; Cycle2Work and a wide range of unique discounts