Senior Practitioner, Older Persons and Physical Disability Team

Eden Brown Synergy
London (East)
£50,000 - £59,999
11 Sep 2018
19 Sep 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

The London Borough of Tower Hamlets is looking to recruit a locum Senior Practitioner, to work in Older Persons and Physical Disability Review Team. This is for an immediate start, full time (Monday to Friday - 36 hours a week) and paying £30.00 to £32.00 per hour. You must have a minimum of 4 years recent post qualified experience in an adult statutory setting within a senior position, be registered with the HCPC and have the relevant social care qualification.

Responsibilities would include the following;

  • To provide a management function in a busy Review Team; Older Persons and Physical Disabilities Service
  • To provide a supervisory service to social workers and non professionally qualified staff through provision of management, professional expertise, skills and advice to ensure high quality services are delivered within adult services
  • To provide this function within a Review Team, ensuring the timely allocation and sign-off of assessments for adults living in the community or care-home placements
  • Experience chairing safeguarding enquiry meetings
  • To be responsible for management and oversight of Safeguarding adult cases and investigations including the chairing of safeguarding meetings
  • Develop a co-ordinated approach to enable the delivery of services in an efficient and effective manner and in accordance with departmental policies and procedures
  • Knowledge of current and proposed Social Services legislation, particularly that relating to Adults. An appreciation and understanding

Applicants must have a good understanding and working knowledge, direct payments, deprivation of liberty Safeguarding, Safeguarding Enquiries - S.42 of care Act 2014, Care Act 2014 - eligibility criteria and Mental Capacity 2005

If interested in this position please send an up to date CV to Additionally please call 0203 017 5010 and ask to speak to Ian for More information.

Don't forget...Eden Brown Synergy offers a £200 referral bonus for Social Workers. If this role isn't for you but you know someone suitable, ask them to get in touch. £200 could be on it's way to you! Your expert recruitment consultant is Ian Athol, call today on 0203 017 5010 or email Eden Brown Synergy is committed to equality in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. Eden Brown Synergy is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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