The North East London Teaching Partnership (NELTP) was recently awarded 0ver £940,000 to develop professional Social Work teaching across North East London. This key partnership brings together five London Boroughs; Barking and Dagenham, Havering, Newham, Redbridge and Tower Hamlets, alongside two major higher education institutions, London Metropolitan University and University of East London. This project will bring together innovations in social work practice and education across NE London, seeking to ensure that there is a reliable supply of high calibre professional social workers. The partnership will enable some of the best social workers currently working in NE London to contribute to the education of the next generation of social workers by contributing to the academic social work course in London Met and UEL. NELTP will also bring academic social workers into front line practice and allow them to contribute to the continued improvement of social work practice locally. The partnership also aims to develop a shared workforce strategy for social work in NE London.
NELTP Practice Learning & Leadership Education Consultant- Secondment/Fixed Term Contract Until March 2020
Grade 9 -£43734-£47541pa
This post is one of five PLLEC jobs across North East London, the other four posts will each be advertised separately by their host LA to work as part of the North East London Teaching Partnership. The five post holders will each work in one of the partner local authorities and across the two Universities.
The five NELTP Practice Learning & Leadership Education Consultant posts will provide the local linkages across the NELTP within each local authority. You will help develop, embed and maintain a sustainable model of practice learning and leadership excellence at all levels across the partnership; from entry on to social work education programmes, through student placements, newly qualified social workers and progression in the wider workforce. You will be working in the local authority and in the universities, supporting students and contributing to workforce development, as well as providing elements of social work teaching.
Key to the job is ensuring implementation the programmes that make up the NELTP Implementation Plan, the success of the plan will require effective action across the partnership and continuity of decision making between authorities and HEI’s.
The post holders will be based in a single local authority, but will work closely with the four other PLLEC’s in the other LA’s and the steering group across NE London.
The post will be a secondment or fixed term contact until March 2020.
You should be an experienced, qualified graduate social worker who has a real interest in contributing to the development of the profession and in social work teaching and learning.
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).
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The closing date for this role is 2nd December 2018 and interviews will take place in early December 2018. If you have any queries please contact Nicola Snooks 01708 433203 or email firstname.lastname@example.org