Advanced Practitioner (Adult Social Care) - Ref: SS01119

Civic Centre, Darwall Street, Walsall
Salary: G10 £36,511 - £41,263 per annum
30 Aug 2019
14 Sep 2019
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Advanced Practitioner (Adult Social Care) - Ref: SS01119
Salary: G10 £36,511 - £41,263 per annum
North Locality Adult Social Care Team

A vacancy has arisen in North Locality Adult Team, for a full time Advanced Practitioner due to promotion of the previous post-holder.

This is an exciting time to join Walsall Council’s Adult Social Care service. As Advanced Practitioner, you will have opportunity to oversee day-to-day operations within our Review section. You will undertake prioritisation and allocation of requests for reviews, and ensure a timely and proportionate response to requests for Care and Support Assessments including oversight of referrals for Occupational Therapy intervention. You will be required to demonstrate an excellent knowledge of the Care Act 2014 and related legislative frameworks.

We are particularly looking for enthusiastic and committed professionals to join our teams; to help shape and deliver our services, and contribute to the development of a model of best practice. In order to do so, you will be supported by a strong leadership team and a committed team of Social Workers, Social Care Facilitators and Occupational Therapy staff.

The successful candidate will be an experienced registered Social Worker or Occupational Therapist, who, with oversight and support from the Team Manager will champion and develop best practice within your area of responsibility.  

The successful candidate will have sound practice skills, safeguarding knowledge and a proven track record of professional development. In addition you must hold a post qualifying award for/and commit to ongoing practice as AMHP, BIA or Practice Educator (stages 1 & 2).  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.

For an informal discussion, please contact Pam Devi (Team Manager) on 07917 828223.

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

Closing date for applications: Thursday 12th September 2019 

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. 

Note: Applicants appointed to posts that require an enhanced DBS clearance must declare any periods of time that they have lived, studied or worked abroad and be prepared to provide an Overseas Criminal Records Certificate (OCRC) or a Statement of Good Conduct (SOGC) relating to anytime they were overseas.

Supporting documents
SS01119 JDES Advanced Practitioner (Updated).pdf

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