Advanced Social Worker
Here in Barnsley, we’re committed to putting people at the centre of all we do and are changing our model to one which supports excellent adult services.
Barnsley is a place of possibilities, where we’re moving forward together to keep ourselves and our families living happy, healthy lives.
We’re a thriving borough with a proud tradition of coal and glass, famous for our award-winning markets, superb attractions and amazing hidden gems.
We’re extremely proud of the way we work in Barnsley to help people out of hospital and assess their needs within their own homes, supporting a Discharge to Assess model and home first principles.
Our passion is for improving outcomes for local people with social care needs.
Strength-based practice underpins what we do, and we’re motivated by helping people to regain living skills, confidence and independence.
As we work to shape and develop our service, could you be a key part of our plans, helping people live happy, healthy lives? We’re looking for an Advanced Practitioner to join us on this exciting journey.
What will you need to do this:
If you are great at -
· Supporting a team
· Making complex decisions
· Carrying out reflective supervision
· Working alongside other practitioners
· Change management
· Working at an advanced social work level or in an advanced practitioner role.
· Making sure key decisions are made promptly
· Leadership skills and in-depth knowledge of working with adults and adult social care
· Managing attendance, recruitment/coaching.
· Multi- Disciplinary working
As part of this role, you may chair safeguarding meetings, best interest meetings and support applications to the Court of Protection. This will mean working with adult safeguarding procedures and the Making Safeguarding Personal agenda.
You will be part of supporting the service’s operational side, making sure that performance information is shared with managers in the council.
As we work towards making Barnsley the place of possibilities, As part of our team, you can be sure we’ll do all we can to help you be the best you can be. We prioritise learning and enabling you to achieve your potential, which is why we’ve created a development process that lets you grow in the way that suits you best.
If you want to work in a thriving, dynamic multi-agency team representing the best social work values, we would like to hear from you.