Social Work Advanced Practitioner - Adults Team

Location Royal Kensington and Chelsea, Greater London, England
Job type Permanent
Salary £51k per year
Reference 160448

Sanctuary Personnel, an innovative and committed recruitment agency is currently looking for a dedicated and experienced Social Work Advanced Practitioner to work based in Kensington & Chelsea, within the Adults Team.

The salary for this permanent Social Work Advanced Practitioner role is £51,000 per annum.

Main Duties:

  • Manage a high-quality front-line duty service, ensuring appropriate access to the public, any referring agents and other professionals and ensuring that emergency situations are dealt with in a timely manner.

  • Hold a small, complex caseload. This will involve proactively case manage and undertake proportionate assessments and effectively risk manage complex situations with people who use our support and services.

  • Complete support planning with adults and carers to ensure that outcomes identified at assessment are met through the provision of support, equipment, adaptations and enabling programmes.

  • Assist Team Managers in the day-to-day operational management of the assessment and care management service for older and physically disabled people who are the responsibility of the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea.

  • Provide a clear leadership approach to staff responsible for providing assessment and care management services, and ensuring decisions made determining a service user’s eligibility are assessed based on needs and risks. This includes managing the duty and review systems.

  • Provide professional support, leadership and line management/supervise to staff that form part of an integrated multi-disciplinary team that includes qualified and unqualified social workers, occupational therapists, independent living assessors, rehabilitation workers and related support services.

  • Establish, challenge and review care packages, support plans, minor works, and equipment. This includes exploring all income sources in relation to care packages and sourcing cost effective resources.

Requirements of the Social Work Advanced Practitioner:

  • Degree or equivalent in social work.

  • Current Social Work England registration.

  • Previous experience within frontline adult social work.

This Social Work Advanced Practitioner job is advertised by Zehnn Young; if you are interested in this position please click above to apply now.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet our clients' requirements.