Advanced Practitioners (Adult Social Care) - Ref: SS00417

Location
Walsall Borough
Salary
£35,093 - £39,660 per annum
Posted
12 Jun 2017
Closes
02 Jul 2017
Job Ref
WALS000003149
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern
Standard
Hours
Full-Time

Adult Social Care

This is an exciting time to join Walsall Council’s Adult Social Care service.  We have recently appointed a new and forward thinking leadership team that has brought a renewed focus on professional practice development across the workforce, to ensure we promote positive and improved outcomes for all our service users.

We now have a number of Social Care Facilitator, Social Worker, Occupational Therapist and Advanced Practitioner vacancies across the directorate and we are looking for enthusiastic and committed people to join our team; to help shape and deliver our services, and contribute to the development of a model of best practice for the area.

Advanced Practitioners – Ref: SS00417
£35,093 - £39,660 per annum

We have a number of full-time positions available plus a part-time 18.5 hours post.  Candidates should indicate in their application whether they are applying full-time or part-time.

You will be an experienced registered Social Worker or Occupational Therapist, and will champion and develop best practice within your team.  You will have sound practice skills, safeguarding knowledge and a proven track record of professional development (you must hold a post qualifying award for/and commit to ongoing practice as AMHP, BIA or Practice Educator).  You will also be committed to the ongoing development of the Adult Social Care wider workforce.

In return, we offer a supportive environment, where despite significant budget pressures, every level of the organisation is committed to ongoing practice development.  We are committed to improving outcomes for service users and your continued professional development.

These posts are covered by the Code of Practice on the English Language Fluency Duty for public sector workers. 

Walsall Council takes seriously the responsibility to safeguard and promote the welfare of all the children, young people and adults entrusted to our care and it is our expectation that all staff will share this commitment. We will ensure continuous development and improvement of robust recruitment processes and procedures that promote a culture of safeguarding amongst our workforce. Completion of an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check is a requirement for this post.

Closing date: 2nd July 2017

Interviews will be held during week commencing 17th July 2017

Information for applicants 

  • Applications are invited using our online application form only.  If you have a disability and require information on submitting an application in another format then please contact us via email: recruitment@walsall.gov.uk
  • All correspondence with candidates will be via email, therefore candidates should check their email and WMJobs account on a regular basis after submitting an application.
  • This vacancy may be closed earlier than the published closing date should we receive a large number of applications. Therefore, it is strongly advised that candidates submit applications at the earliest opportunity.
Supporting documents
Job Description & Employee Specification