Advanced Social Work Practitioner

14 July 2019
Adult Social Care
Full Time including some weekends
Adult Social Care & Health
24 July 2019
£35,934 - £40,760 per annum

We are looking to recruit enthusiastic, committed, highly organised and motivated individuals to two Advanced Social Work Practitioner Posts in the Adult Social Care Assessment Teams at the following locations:

Post 1 - Kings Mill Hospital, Mansfield Road, Sutton in Ashfield , Notts, NG17 4JL
Post 2 - Newark Hospital, Boundary Road, Newark, Notts, NG24 4DE

This is an exciting opportunity to work within a supportive team in busy, fast paced work environment. These posts will provide lots of opportunities for professional development including developing integrated working with a range of health colleagues both within the hospital trust and community services, and the opportunity to develop your management and leadership skills alongside your skills in complex case management.

The postholder will have supervisory responsibilities for some of the staff within the team and will be required to hold a small caseload of complex cases alongside this. You will be required to support team managers by attending a range of meetings with health colleagues both related to daily discharge work and to the development of integrated discharge processes. You will need experience of safeguarding adults work and will be required to undertake the safeguarding manager role which will involve joint working with the hospital trusts internal safeguarding team. You will share in the responsibility for managing the high volume of work coming into the team to meet discharge timescales and to maintain Nottinghamshire County Council excellent position with regard to delayed transfers of care.  You will need to have the skills and ability to advise and guide others with the management of their own cases and undertake joint case work when this is required to resolve difficulties that may arise. You will also be required to support team managers in connection with the recruitment and induction of staff and provide opportunities for the continuous professional development of team members. 

The successful candidates will be provided with an induction and relevant training

There is a requirement for this post to hold the BIA or AMHP qualification and to be working as an experienced Band B Social Worker or equivalent.

Interviews will be held on 24 July at Kings Mill Hospital.

For further information about this post you can contact Claire Atkinson, Team Manager on 01623 622515 extension 4018/4020  or

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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