Advanced Social Work Practitioner

29 September 2019
Social Work/Care, Adult Social Care
Full Time
5 Months
Welbeck House, Sherwood Energy Village, Darwin Drive, New Ollerton, Newark, Nottinghamshire, NG22 9FF
Adult Social Care & Health
£35,934 - £40,760 per annum

The objectives of the team are to assess the needs of younger adults within the Newark and Bassetlaw districts, arrange services to meet eligible needs and to support our clients to promote their independence and wellbeing within the community.

The successful candidate would be required to have experience of working with younger adults (under 65 years) who have physical disabilities. They will also be required to be a registered Social Worker with at least 2 years’ experience at Band B level. They will need to be a qualified Best Interest Assessor or Approved Mental Health Professional as well as holding a driving licence and access to a car to undertake their duties.

The expectations of the Advanced Social Work Practitioner will be to provide a leadership role within the team. Providing both formal and informal supervision to some members of the team, as well as undertaking some management duties such as safeguarding management, duty management, and helping to lead on areas of development for practice within the team.

As an experienced social worker, there will also be a requirement to hold a small caseload of the more complex cases within the team. You will also be expected to undertake duties as an AMHP or Best Interest Assessor.

In return for your commitment we will provide regular supervision and access to professional development opportunities.

If you are applying for this post as a secondment you must seek approval from your line manager before applying.

If you would like further details about this post and would like to find out more about the team then please contact Natalie Bryan Team Manager on 0115 8041758 or email

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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