Senior Practitioner Delivery (SPD) locum posts to start immediately with Birmingham City Council in the EICT
Your new company
Birmingham City Council are seeking an experienced Senior Practitioner Delivery who is passionate about Adult social work. Working for Birmingham City Council is about making life better for the 1.1 millions of people who live within the second largest city in England
Your new role
Birmingham City Council are looking to recruit and Senior Practitioner Delivery (SPD) to work within a strong Early Intervention Community Team. The Early Intervention programme was established in late 2018 in response to a system-wide diagnostic and a Care Quality Commission (CQC) review of the health and social care provision for older people in Birmingham. The programme aims to provide a range of targeted interventions:
Promoting faster recovery from illness or injury
Preventing unnecessary hospital admission and premature admission to long-term residential care
Supporting timely discharge from hospital and maximising independent living
As a SPD you will have knowledge in management of a complex caseload, good knowledge of safeguarding MCA and Best Interests decision making. Must have experience of managing staff or transferable skills in supervising staff, and all round knowledge and familiarity with the Care Act 2014. Experience in using Carefirst systems desirable, but not essential and training will be given.
We are also looking for someone who can commence working with us quite quickly for a 6 month contract in the first instance with the potential to be ongoing for the right candidate. You will be ‘remote working’ but also option to work at one of the EICT locations across Birmingham.
What you’ll need to succeed
To be successful you will require a Social Work qualification (BA Social Work, CQSW, DipSW, CSS or CCETSW approved equivalent). It is also essential that you have a current professional registration and have a minimum of 2 years experience working with adults in a Social Worker position, along with supervisory experience.
What you’ll get in return
Working with Hays, you will receive a bespoke specialist recruitment service with your own personal consultant. In addition, you will receive:
What you need to do now
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