SHAPING OUR FUTURE TOGETHER
DUDLEY CHILDREN'S SOCIAL CARE
Our learning and development offer
The learning and development package that we offer will provide members of staff with an advantage as we are incorporating the new national ACFP accreditation system into our package on offer.
Our case for change is partly driven by the national driver - the development of new assessment and accreditation systems for three levels of professional practice for children’s social workers in England.
The three levels included in the new national assessment and accreditation systems are:
Approved Child and Family Practitioner (ACFP)
for those who are lead professionals for named children and working with them under the local authority’s statutory framework (commonly referred to as ‘case responsibility
for those with responsibility for educating, developing and supervising social workers
for those with responsibility
for social work services
A pilot programme involving 1,000 children’s social workers is underway and a national roll out is expected to following late 2016. This will be followed by assessment programmes for supervisors and leaders in children services.
Our new workforce strategy will ensure that staff are provided with all of the necessary opportunities to fully develop their skills and knowledge. The strategy will make certain that we:
Learning and development
The comprehensive learning and development programme which we offer aims to:
What is on offer to you?
What are we looking for?
We are keen to hear from you if you have the following qualifications, experience and personal qualities: