Part Time Advanced Practitioner - North Locality Adult Team - Ref: SS00421

Location
Walsall, West Midlands
Salary
G10: £37890 - £42821 per annum, pro-rata to hours worked.
Posted
25 May 2021
Closes
11 Jun 2021
Job Ref
SS00421
Contract Type
Part time permanent
Working Pattern
Part Time
Hours
Part-Time

Part Time Advanced Practitioner - North Locality Adult Team - Ref: SS00421 

G10: £37890 - £42821 per annum, pro-rata to hours worked. 

18.5 hours per week.

A vacancy has arisen in North Locality Adult Team, for a Part Time Advanced Practitioner as a result of the 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 oversee day-to-day operations within our Duty and Assessment section. You will undertake prioritisation of enquiries from our customers, and ensure a timely and proportionate response to requests for Care Act 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 an enthusiastic and committed professional to join our team 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 Advanced Practitioners, 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 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.

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. 

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Closing date for applications: 11th June 2021.

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