Consultant Practitioner - Grade 15

London Borough of Croydon
£40,000 - £49,999
08 Dec 2018
21 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Consultant Practitioner - Grade 15 - £44,691 - £46,578

We have 3 FTE post within the Consultant Practitioner Hub. These are exciting roles that are key in driving forward improved practice. The role includes:

Facilitation of reflective group supervision
1:1 case consultation to staff
Working alongside social workers on difficult or complex cases
Support new learning with bespoke training as needed
Delivery of various staff trainings

The role reports directly to the Principal Social Worker and though a non-case carrying position, there is the ability to carry up to 2 complex cases if desired. The Hub has regular group reflective supervision as well as monthly individual supervision.

About you
You are a highly qualified advanced practitioner who is passionate about helping to develop the practice of others. You know what good social work looks like and have the skills, experience and knowledge to provide practice support to staff across the service.

You will be a HCPC registered social worker with a minimum of 6 years post qualifying experience. You will have substantial experience in at least 2 service areas within statutory services.

You will have excellent verbal and written communication skills and are comfortable delivering training and facilitating groups. Experience working with systemic concepts would be an asset.

About us
What makes Croydon special is our people, both within the council and throughout the borough. Our diverse population has made Croydon a thriving cultural hub. It also makes it a truly unique environment in which to work and practice social work.

Our offer to you - Grade 15 - £44,691 - £46,578

Relocation package up to £8,000
31 days annual leave in addition to bank holidays
Development opportunities in key areas of practice
A management learning & development programme
Laptop/Phone with agile work practices

If you would like an informal conversation about these roles, please contact Oretha Wofford, PSW on 0208 726 6000 ext. 84220.

Equal opportunities
Croydon Council is an inclusive employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.
As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the advertised role.
Croydon council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment.

The Successful candidate will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check.

To apply please click the 'Apply' button.

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