Barnet- Senior Practitioner- Adults Team

Posted 13 March 2024
Salary Up to £36 per hour
Job type Contract
Discipline Social Care
Contact NameJames Jackson

Job description

Senior Practitioner - Barnet - Adults Team

Responsibilities will include: You will support the Team Manager by being responsible for the day-to-day running of the team. You will be the duty manager on a rota basis on one of the three main functions: phones, emails and case work You will provide supervision and performance management for up to 5 supervisees (Social Workers and/or Assessment and Enablement Officers). You will provide sound direction and guidance to the team, ensuring professional standards and Best Practices act as key drivers within a culture of continuous service improvement, value for money and safer practice. Working closely and collaboratively with partners to deliver an integrated, service that meets both current and future needs. You will ensure compliance with the service's standards and processes and operate within the context of the service priorities and principles of increasing user choice and control over the services they receive.

Benefits in this role:

* Supportive team and management
* Flexible working available
* Long term contract
* Progression opportunities

Your main responsibilities include:

* Hold and effectively manage a complex and varied caseload with appropriate supervision, guidance, and support, reflecting the function of the team and the Vulnerable People Service in accordance with policy, procedures, guidance and legislation.
* Undertake work within legislative frameworks including the preparation of written statements and representations to the judiciary at Court hearings.
* You will be accountable for complex decision making in relation to caseloads ensuring professional judgement, service user involvement, needs led assessment, critical reflection, and analysis to inform this.
* You will identify and assess levels of risk and need (within statutory frameworks) in often complex situations. Undertake safeguarding investigations and deliver protective and/or supportive services for individuals at risk and maintain up to date assessments, care plans and reviews.
* You will be preparing statements of need/care and support plans, in consultation with other agencies as appropriate, that reflect the wishes of the individual and lead to the commissioning of personalised packages of care.
* You will undertake direct work with adults and their families in line with care plans.
* You will work co-operatively with both internal and external colleagues across multi - agency boundaries.

Essential requirements:

* Social Work England registration
* Eligible to work in the UK
* 2 years+ post-qualified experience
* Degree level or equivalent in Social Work

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