Havering is a great place to work, with a vibrant culture, innovative approach and just a short train ride from Westfield Stratford Shopping Centre and the Olympic Park. Our Adult Social Care service is a real pioneer of progress: the first joint MASH in London; leading the way on integrated Health and Social Care teams; excellence in joint work between our partners in Health and our Learning Disability and Mental Health Services - to name but a few.
Senior Practitioner Social Worker
£38994 - £42735
The work is both challenging and rewarding, with a focus on working with vulnerable people, carers and families to help them make positive change in their lives and achieve the best possible outcomes.
The post holder will support the manager and provide guidance and direction to the team, and will ensure that personalisation is embedded in the team and work as part of an Integrated Service within the Health and Social Care setting. You will ensure that staff support service users to obtain choice and control, providing excellent person-centered care whilst applying the eligibility criteria.
You will be supported through a comprehensive CPD programme. We have a Principal Social Worker and a Professional Practice Lead who will assist you to develop yours and your team’s full potential as a social work professional.
Along with a professional qualification in Social Work or equivalent health qualification and HCPC registration, you will possess a firm knowledge of current policy and practice and the ability to apply these to the job for which you are applying. Details of the job requirements are included in the job profile for the post.
The London Borough of Havering is a Disability Confident employer. Candidates who declare that they have a disability in accordance with the Equality Act 2010 and meet the essential criteria as specified in the Job Profile will be guaranteed an interview.
Priority consideration on all advertised roles will be given to London Borough of Havering Redeployees.
The London Borough of Havering is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable groups and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Please be aware that a Disclosure and Barring Scheme (DBS) check will be required for any position with access to these groups under the provision of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.
In addition, the Authority reserves the right to request employees undertake a basic disclosure check (Disclosure Scotland) where required for the role this includes anyone who has access to (or information obtained directly from) a government database, or has a GCSX account. These posts will be required to have a Basic Disclosure Scotland check as per the requirements of BPSS (Baseline Personnel Security Standards).
Please note that CV's will not be accepted
Should you require any help or advice with your online application, please contact the Recruitment Help Desk on: 01708 432770
For further information, or an informal discussion about the role, please contact Jan Ramiah on 01708 433556 or by email to Jananee.firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing Date 14th December 2018