Advanced Social Work Practitioner

Location
Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
Salary
Salary: £35,745 - £38,890
Posted
05 Jan 2022
Closes
07 Feb 2022
Job Ref
REC#28827
Contact
Recruitment Team
Contract Type
Permanent
Working Pattern
Standard
Hours
Full-Time

Job Advert Text

Advanced Social Work Practitioner

Salary: £35,745 - £38,890

Following from the promotion of the previous post holder, an exciting permanent opportunity has arisen for an Advanced Social Work Practitioner to work for Worcestershire County Council within the Redditch Area Team. This is an adult social care team and is a full-time position for 37 hours per week based in Parkside Bromsgrove. Here at Worcestershire, we are operating a hybrid model and encourage staff to spend time in the office and work from home where possible.  

This is an exciting time to join Worcestershire, the teams here are using the 3 Conversation approach to deliver the best possible outcomes for adults over 18 years old. Your role is to continue to support this practice both in formal and informal supervision, support the co-ordination and facilitation of weekly reflective practice for the team. 

 

You will also support the operational duties of the team by providing expert knowledge of the adult social care system including supporting and enabling social workers/ social care workers to practice a strength-based approach to working with people. You will support and oversee the duty function of the team. There is also the opportunity to take responsibility for close link working with a Neighbourhood team. This involves taking part in regular MDT meetings alongside District Nurses, GP’s, and Neighbourhood Team. The post involves supporting workers appropriately to work closely with health colleagues.

To be successful in the post you will have significant post-qualifying experience, and clear identifiable career progression.  Ideally you will have completed Practice Educator stage 1 and stage 2 and have previous experience of supervising/supporting social work practitioners.

The suitable candidate will be supported with regular supervision, will be joining a strong management team, and will be joining a fantastic and driven team of social care staff.  There is a management training programme available to support your progression.

If you have any further questions about this position and would like an informal discussion, please feel free to contact Head of Service – Francesca Riggon on 07542029823 or email friggon@worcestershire.gov.uk

TO APPLY: Please send your CV and expression of interest, written against the attached person specification, to Socialworkopps@worcestershire.gov.uk.

Closing date – 7th February 2022

Interview date - to be confirmed

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