Advance Practitioner

Cannock, Staffordshire
£36,153.00 - £39,961.00 per annum
06 Aug 2018
30 Aug 2018
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Advance Practitioner

Salary: £36,153.00 - £39,961.00 per annum

37 hours per week - Permanent

Staffordshire County Council Adult Learning Disability Team is looking dynamic Advanced Practitioners to join the Cannock and Lichfield team.

This is an exciting management development opportunity and as an Advanced Practitioner, you are in a supervisory position, advising both Qualified and Unqualified staff and our focus is on Strengths Based Conversations and excellent evidenced based practice.

We are looking for candidates who are Social Worker qualified with previous experience in directing and supervising staff along with the ability and confidence to support and lead others. You will have in depth post qualification experience of working successfully with adults in a social care and health setting ideally with people with a learning disability. Experience working in complex and high risk situations, making autonomous decisions and authorising assessments, including Best Interest Assessments, with an ability to resolve competing deadlines

 We would be looking to be for individuals with a skill base that included the ability to be an effective negotiator  and influence  others, work on  building effective relationships with customers, staff,  the public and other MDT  professionals. Partnership and inter-agency working, chairing complex inter-agency meetings would also be desirable but not essential

 In return you will be offered the commitment that that we will  value you and your contribution; we are looking for someone who has credible approaches to practice that can be shared with the team; we value your viewpoints and actively encourage our Advanced Practitioners who have specialist areas of interest, to further learn and develop.

Please note that this vacancy is within an Adults Team

Closing date for applications is 30th August 2018 with interviews taking place week beginning 24th September 2018

If you would like a further discussion around the post please contact:

Neil English

07815826588 or 01902 434401

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Please be aware, only application forms completed online will be accepted. We will not accept CV’s or Word application forms.

This Authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This position is subject to a criminal records check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly CRB) which will require you to disclose details of all unspent and unfiltered spent reprimands, formal warnings, cautions and convictions in your application form.

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