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Advanced Practitioner Social Workers

  • Employer: Brent Council - Adult Social Care Careers
  • Reference: BCASC/24/277188
  • Published: Fri 12/04/2024, 14:58 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 14/07/2024, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time, Job-Share, Part Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: Starting salary £45,021 pa rising in annual increments to £48,060 pa incl. London Weighting
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Brent Civic Centre, Engineers Way ,Wembley Park,Wembley, Brent

Advanced Practitioner Social Workers  

It’s an exciting time to be joining Brent’s Adult Social Care service as we implement an ambitious transformation programme. 

This programme has created some fantastic new opportunities for Advanced Practitioner Social Workers across different teams within Adult Social Care. 

We are dedicated to developing the careers of our Social Workers and are committed to enhancing your Continued Professional Development through our innovative Skills Academy.  

About the role 

As an Advanced Practitioner Social Worker, you will respond to individuals in our community to provide social care support and utilise appropriate interventions. You will use a strength-based approach to promote the independence, interests, and rights of our residents and their families. 

As an Advanced Practitioner, you will also be able responsible for managing more complex cases and supervising a small number of staff. 

Across our Adult Social Care service, we strive to deliver a culture of working together, positive risk-taking, and accountability. Our core aim is to support our residents to be influential, active members of our community. 

As part of your Continued Professional Development you can choose a pathway to support your career interests and ambitions. Opportunities are also available to train as an Approved Mental Health Professional, Best Interest Assessor and Practice Educator. 

About you 

You will be a qualified Social Worker and registered with Social Work England. You will also have experience of working within social care or a community-focused multi-disciplinary setting.  

A good understanding of relevant Adult Social Care legislation is essential for success in these roles. You will have the opportunity to put this legislation into action, further enhancing your skills to support and empower our service users to live meaningful lives within the community.  

You will be able to work independently to deadlines and adapt to changing circumstances, as well as demonstrate skills in: 

  • Communication 
  • Prioritisation 
  • Caseload management 
  • Time management 
  • Multi-disciplinary working 

 

We will provide training for an exceptional candidate who cannot demonstrate all of the above criteria. 

About us 

Adult Social Care is part of the Care Health and Wellbeing department, and together we have a clear focus on working together to support residents, families, and communities. 

The department brings together a range of services and support. This enables us to have a clear focus on accommodation as a building block for long-term wellbeing and independence, as well as deliver genuinely multi-disciplinary working for people of any age with more complex needs. 

We have strong partnerships with health organisations and work closely on a range of practical and impactful projects. 

To find out more about working for Brent and our benefits package, please visit brentadultsocialcarecareers.com

Additional information  

Salary Details -PO3 roles attract a golden hello payment of £5000 and a annual retention payment of £3,000 per annum. Additional payments are available for Practice Educators, Best Interest Assessors and AMPs.

We have positions available in the hospital discharge team.

We will be regularly reviewing applications and conducting weekly interview panels. 

We are committed to safer recruitment and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants should be aware that posts working with children, young people and vulnerable adults are subject to an Enhanced DBS check as well as other employment clearances.  

The information we collect from you will be shared with Cifas who will use it to prevent fraud, other unlawful or dishonest conduct, malpractice, and other seriously improper conduct. Further details of how your information will be used by us and Cifas and your data protection rights, can be found here.  

As a disability confident employer Brent welcomes applications from people with all disabilities, including hidden disabilities and mental health conditions. We will interview any disabled applicant who meets the essential criteria. If you require reasonable adjustments to be made to any part of the recruitment process due to your disability, please contact us on recruitment@brent.gov.uk.  

Downloads

  • Job Description/Person Spec
  • Help to complete a supporting statement

How to Apply

If you are interested in applying for this job, please start by clicking the "Apply Now" button below. You must provide a supporting statement as part of your application that clearly shows how you meet the criteria on the Person Specification. We will accept a CV in support of your application, however, you must accompany your CV with a supporting statement.

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  • Employer: Brent Council - Adult Social Care Careers
  • Reference: BCASC/24/277188
  • Published: Fri 12/04/2024, 14:58 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 14/07/2024, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time, Job-Share, Part Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: Starting salary £45,021 pa rising in annual increments to £48,060 pa incl. London Weighting
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Brent Civic Centre, Engineers Way ,Wembley Park,Wembley, Brent

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