Salary: £32,472 - £35,430 plus £3000 MRS
Hours: 37 hours per week
Closing Date: 31st October 2018
More about the role:
The Leighton Buzzard Older People’s and Physical Disabilities Team is a busy, highly professional Adult Social Care team situated in Leighton Buzzard town centre.
We are currently seeking to recruit a Senior Practitioner to join our multi-skilled team. The Team forms part of Integrated Services and practices at the cutting edge of Adult Social Care with a strong focus on improving customer outcomes in a person centred way. Our ambition is to work collaboratively with our health colleagues to provide a seamless multi-agency response in supporting residents with their health and social care needs. Our collective practice has a strong focus on early prevention and optimising levels of independence.
This post is key in supporting and developing the day to day operation of the team and overseeing the continuous approach we have to improving and developing our practice. Working alongside your peers, you will be responsible for managing duty; undertaking supervision with staff; ensuring the timely and proportionate allocation of work; supporting people with safeguarding needs and providing support to staff on a day to day basis. You will hold a small caseload commensurate with your skills and experience.
The successful candidate must have a recognised Social Work qualification and be currently HCPC registered, with relevant post qualifying practice and experience. Your values will demonstrate compassion in practice and professional pride.
In return, Central Bedfordshire Council supports the workforce to operate in an agile manner by providing modern IT equipment as well as generous annual leave, local government pension scheme, regular supervision, support to develop and ongoing training.
Integrated Services is continually striving to ensure that best practice is delivered to the residents we serve and is investing heavily in being a vibrant, supportive and inspiring place to work. If you think you have the skills and aptitude to join us on our journey, ensuring that Central Bedfordshire remains a great place to live and work, we would like to hear from you.
Central Bedfordshire Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all employees, volunteers and contractors to share this commitment. This post is subject to the disclosure of criminal records.
Central Bedfordshire Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome enquiries from everyone and value diversity in the workplace.
To maintain a fair and consistent approach for applicants, it is Central Bedfordshire Council's policy to only consider applications made via our online application system and we therefore thank you for not submitting your application offline.
If you do not have a CV to hand, please look on our website for a CV template that you can use to create your CV to apply for this role. http://www.centralbedfordshire.gov.uk/jobs/work-here/application.aspx