Senior Practitioner Delivery (SPD) Social Work

Adult Services

Posted: 21 May 2019

Job Salary: £28.00 - £31.00 per hour
Job Type: Full-Time
Contract: Temporary
Closing Date: 20 June 2019
Job Location: Birmingham

Birmingham City Council are seeking an experienced Senior Social Worker / Senior Practitioner Delivery who is able to hit the ground running.

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.

Job Description:

  • The post holder will be responsible for undertaking the assessment, support planning and care co-ordination of vulnerable adults with complex needs.
  • The post holder will be responsible for providing advice, support and supervision to team members.
  • The post holder will regularly liaise with Statutory, Voluntary, Independent and Faith Group Partner Organisations.
  • The post holder will be professionally responsible for decision making in relation to the assessment, support planning and delivery of services to vulnerable adults with complex needs

What youll 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 youll get in return
You will be offered a competitive salary however this is dependent on experience with scope for negotiation. This role offers you an opportunity to work under an experienced management team in a developed region.

What you need to do now
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