Part Time Senior Practitioner Social Work / Occupational Therapy

25 January 2019
Social Work/Care, Adult Social Care
Part Time
Lawn View House, Station Road, Sutton in Ashfield, NG17 5GA, and Warsop Primary Care Centre, Church Street, Warsop, NG20 0BP.
Adult Social Care & Health
15 February 2019
£35,229 - £39,961 p.a. (pro rata)

An exciting opportunity has arisen in the Mansfield North Older Adults Team for an experienced, qualified Social Worker or Occupational Therapist who is ready to take the next step in their career as a Senior Practitioner. The successful candidate will require a qualification as either a Best Interest Assessor or an Approved Mental Health Professional. Core tasks of the role will include providing professional supervision, enabling the development of staff, working in partnership with the Manager, team and others to contribute towards an effective and efficient team service. You will also participate in the Safeguarding Manager and Duty Manager role alongside holding a small, complex caseload. 

You will be provided with a comprehensive induction programme, access to training, and other professional development opportunities to enable you to fulfil your role, raise competency levels and progress your career. You will be provided with regular support and supervision. We have mobilised our social care teams which means that employees are issued with tablet devices to enable them to work more flexibly and reduce overall travel time. We are currently undergoing a programme of transformation to ensure that we are a modern workplace and are able to respond quickly within the sector. We also benefit from having a collocation with our health colleagues.
In return we offer generous annual leave entitlement, flexible working and learning and developmental opportunities. this is an excellent opportunity to join a team leading significant changes in the way local health and social services are delivered in Mansfield along with the commitment to providing the best possible outcomes for the service users it supports.  

Appointment to this post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check. 

Appointment to this post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check.

Disabled applicants who meet the essential shortlisting requirements will be guaranteed an interview. A job share scheme is available for all full time posts: both permanent and temporary, unless otherwise stated. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff to share this commitment and undergo appropriate checks.

The County Council welcomes applications from all, irrespective of gender, marital status, disability, race, age or sexual orientation.

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