Senior Practitioner - Urgent Care Pathway (2 positions with one working within Safeguarding team)
Hours: Full time
Location: Elgar House, Hereford
Closing date: 31st October 2018
*The salary is competitive and a relocation package of up to £5k is available where appropriate*
This is an exciting time to join Herefordshire. If you are looking for a new role that is exciting, fast paced and will springboard your career, join us in Herefordshire.
The Senior Practitioner role will be part of the Urgent Care Pathway team working with staff and customers whilst applying a Strength Based approach to support individual’s needs.
We are looking for enthusiastic, experienced professionals to join Herefordshire Adult’s and Wellbeing social care service who are ready to embrace change and new ways of working.
As one of the senior professionals in the team you will support and develop your team, supervise good practice with safeguarding and complex cases and work in close collaboration with health colleagues to make a real difference and achieve positive outcomes.
You will need to be a qualified and experienced social worker, registered with HCPC and work in keeping with the new responsibilities under The Care Act 2014. You will be expected to have a good knowledge of complex case management, effective decision making skills including positive risk taking and conflict resolution. You will have a solid knowledge base within adult social work and strong interpersonal and organisational skills with a developed understanding of social care practice and legislation.
You will have the ideas, values and knowledge that ensure that our responses are strengths based, safe and effective. You will have experience of supporting staff on a day to day basis and responsibility for overseeing safeguarding and allocation of case work. We are interested in staff with experience in mental health, learning disability, physical disability and older people.
What else do we offer?
Relocation payment of up to £10,000.
Benefits with Herefordshire Council
Flexible working including the possibility of part time.
Holidays: 25 days per year plus 2 days unpaid at Christmas (pro rata for part time)
Pension: LGPS pension scheme
A range of discounts with local businesses
HCPC registration paid
Herefordshire is one of the most beautiful counties in England with some delightful market towns, picturesque villages and a blend of the traditional and modern in the city of Hereford - modern shopping facilities and an ambition for change.
To find out more about how Hereford is changing click here http://www.hereford2020.com/
We welcome applicants whatever their personal characteristics or social identity. All requests for flexible working arrangements and reasonable adjustments will be considered. All disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria of the job are guaranteed an interview.
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