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Qualified BIA/AMPH Social Worker - Adults

Posted 12 January by Medicare First Ended
Key Responsibilities:
Provide regular and appropriate professional supervision to support, mentor and develop staff in line with approved professional standards, service and team plans.
Carry a reduced caseload of highly complex and specialist work, commissioning services within available resources.
Resolve service delivery issues within available resources.
Plan, manage and prioritise workload.
Prepare and present clear concise reports.
Chair meetings effectively and represent the department in a professional and effective manner.
Improve customer satisfaction levels for the service and inform managers of changes to the operational environment including customer satisfaction issues.
Ensure effective completion of annual reviews, management and allocation of cases to staff.
Communicate effectively and appropriately at all levels.
Liaise effectively within the department and other agencies and work effectively as a member of a multidisciplinary team.
Lead on professional development issues.
Provide a lead practitioner role responsible for areas of specialisms such as safeguarding, AMHP or BIA.

Key Accountabilities:
Providing clinical supervision and professional mentoring for less experienced staff.
Alert Team Manager of issues that could affect performance or budget.
Provide leads in specific key areas in order to meet service requirements.
Develop and maintain appropriate partnership arrangements.
Ensure the principles of continuous improvements and best value are adopted and maintained at a team level.

Education and Knowledge:
Professional Social Work Qualification - e.g. Dip SW/CQSW/CSS or Allied Health Professional qualification or equivalent.
Dependent on the requirement of the post: Approved Adult Mental Health Practitioner OR Best Interest Assessor OR Practice Assessor Module (desirable); Evidence of continuous professional development/post qualifying experience i.e. in risk management.
Safeguarding of Adults within multi-agency procedures.
Practice Teaching award and /or Approved mentor.
PQ1 or PQ Consolidation Award.
Working towards PQ specialist Award or can provide substantial evidence of how you can demonstrate those skills and knowledge.
Knowledge and experience or equivalent of staff supervision, training and development.
Knowledge and understanding of relevant legislation relating to Adult Social Care.

2 years working as a qualified experienced Band B Social Worker or equivalent.
Experience of complex casework responsibility including (where relevant) safeguarding, CPA, AMHP, BIA and experience of supervising and mentoring.
Experience of facilitating complex multi-agency meetings together with sound decision making skills.
Experience of multi-disciplinary working.
Experience of supporting service users in relation to risk management, outcome planning and multi-disciplinary working.

Personal Skills and General Competencies:
Sets an excellent example of customer care.
Sets direction for a team providing motivation for all to deliver high performance.
Anticipates customer needs to provide excellent service continually striving to improve efficiency and effectiveness.
Sets challenging targets for performance for the team as well as delivering a high degree of personal effectiveness.
Ensure the Council's policies for fairness and respect are delivered including setting high personal standards.
Takes an active role in managing risk, health and safety and safeguarding issues.


Qualification in Social Work (e.g. DipSW)
HCPC Registered
Minimum of 1 years' post-qualifying experience
We are looking for Qualified Social Workers to work throughout the authority
Eligible to work in the UK
Why Medicare First?
*Free DBS and compliance service
*"Refer a Friend" bonus - get £250 for each social worker you refer who we successfully place
*"Find your own job" bonus - get £200 for bringing your own position to us
*Access to exclusive roles that aren't available from other agencies
*Your own dedicated consultant with extensive social work knowledge
*Access to a wide selection of social work positions across the UK

Location - Nottingham County
Pay - £30 - £40 Per hour LTD

Required skills

  • Qualified Social Work - Adults

Reference: 34211941

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