Specialist Senior Practitioner

Recruiter
WILTSHIRE COUNCIL
Location
Trowbridge
Salary
32486.00 - 35444.00 GBP Annual
Posted
10 Sep 2017
Closes
08 Oct 2017
Category
Public Sector
Function
Specialist
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time

Permanent part time - 15 hours per week

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We are looking for a highly organised and motivated social worker to fill the Specialist Senior Practitioner post in the Safeguarding Adults Team (SAT). This team takes responsibility for overseeing the implementation of the Safeguarding Adults policy within Wiltshire as well as undertaking complex safeguarding work.

About the role

Do you have excellent Social Work skills and extensive knowledge of both Safeguarding Adults and the Mental Capacity Act?

This is a fantastic opportunity for a committed and enthusiastic Social Worker to join the Safeguarding Adults Team (SAT).We are looking for an experienced, highly skilled and motivated individual with a minimum of three years post qualifying experience to join the Safeguarding Adults Team in Wiltshire.

About the role

To join us in an exciting and rewarding role you must have a current Social Work HCPC Registration and three years post qualification experience working in the field of Adult Care / Adult Safeguarding

You should have up-to-date knowledge of relevant legislation, national policies and agendas and a firm foundation in relation to current health and social care policies and 'PQ Award' or evidence of equivalent practice development, including an extensive CPD record.

With a commitment to the protection and safeguarding of adults at risk and the implementation of the Mental Capacity Act and Human Rights Act., you should have an understanding of the interface between the Mental Capacity Act and the Mental Health Act.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults.