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DD/MS/PERM/SCC/100008948 HCPC Adults Social Care - Senior Practitioner Specialist Lead


£From £44,229 per annum + Benefits Per Hour Apply
Permanent Senior Practitioner Surrey
Job reference 2841 Added 1 week ago Back

Are you a qualified Social Worker looking for your next step in a senior role or a Senior Practioner looking for a new challenge?

My client in Surrey is looking for confident and skilled social workers who are determined to achieve the best for children. 

They offer the following:

  • Competitive Salary 
  • Relocation assistance of up to £8000 (subject to Terms & Conditions
  • LGPS
  • Generous annual leave
  • Options for flexible working
  • plus other benefits

My client in Surrey currently have a permanent full time vacancy for a Senior Practitioner Specialist Lead in the ASC Continuing Care Team.

This post provides the opportunity to work closely with health colleagues to enable person centred joint assessments, while proactively seeking to empower individuals and maximise their potential for independence. If you want to make a difference to people’s lives - enabling and supporting them to enhance their well-being and independence by giving them choice and control over the support and care they need – this may the job for you!

You will have a varied role that includes a number of complex cases and NHS Continuing Health Care disputes, but your key role will be to provide professional support and advice for staff and managers in the locality and hospital teams. You will provide coaching and training to help them maintain and raise the standard of work and equip others to do their work more efficiently and effectively. You will provide professional advice to social care staff around NHS Continuing Health Care and inter-related processes and legal frameworks, helping them prepare dispute rationales and briefings for managers as required.

You will be required to work in both community and hospital settings across the county of Surrey. You will receive regular support and supervision, and will provide support and professional supervision to social workers in the team.

They are looking for confident, motivated and enthusiastic people who believe that individuals should be at the heart of everything we do, leading their own supported self-assessment, empowering and supporting individuals to make their own choices about where and how they live their lives and the way they want their support to be provided.

Person specification for the role

  • Hold a valid HCPC registration as a Social Worker
  • 3 years post qualified experience in the UK - please do not apply for this role if you do not meet this criteria.
  • The successful applicant will hold a professional social work or occupational therapy qualification having completed any post qualification practice or training requirements and must have current professional registration with the Health Professionals Council.
  • You will also require significant post qualifying experience, with some degree of management experience in a variety of Social Care environments, demonstrating good understanding of both the Health and Social Care agendas.
  • You will need to demonstrate a high level of understanding and commitment towards the personalisation agenda and be able to demonstrate an applied knowledge of Adult Social Care legislation. You will need to be able to work under your own initiative and be an excellent communicator.
  • The successful applicant will need to be a strong team player, committed to promoting change and supporting the operational leaders with a strong evidence base of supervising staff. The post holder will need to be able to demonstrate a strong knowledge base for the safeguarding of vulnerable adults and be able to evidence this. You will be required to have an understanding, and commitment to supporting carers and demonstrable commitment to delivering support and management in accordance with the Councils Equality and Diversity Policy.

By Working with RT-Social Care you will receive the following benefits:
Free DBS and compliance service
Access to vacancies across the UK
Dedicated Specialist Consultant
Excellent Aftercare Service
Networking opportunities at our numerous candidate events
£250 referral fee*
RT Social Care is an equal opportunities employer

Please register your interest now by clicking the Apply now button. We will respond to successful applicants within 48 hours.
Please ensure you submit a covering letter for this role. Applications will not be considered without this.

*Terms and conditions apply  

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