Senior Practitioner – Older People’s Mental Health

Job Summary
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Full time
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Closed for applications on 24/03/2019 23:59
£26,470 - £38,052 Annually
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Social Care - Adult Service
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24 Mar
Further Information

Stockton-On-Tees Older Person Mental Health Team has an opportunity for a permanent Senior Social Worker to join the team, working with individuals who have a Diagnosed Dementia and their families and or carer.

The Older Person Mental Health Team is located at 163 Durham Road Stockton on Tees.

We are committed to promoting independence, choice and control and promoting Self Directed Support where people are eligible for social care services.

You will need to have an understanding of the needs of people with a diagnosed Dementia and their carers and have an enabling person centred approach, which promotes independence. The key responsibilities of this role is to manage a complex case load, supervision and appraisal of staff and training and other duties and responsibilities as directed by the Team Manager

In return we offer continuous professional development, regular supervision and annual appraisal.

Due to the requirement of frequent travel between venues across the Borough, a full driving licence and access to a motor vehicle is required for this role.

Please ensure you refer to the Job Description and the essential and desirable criteria in the Person Specification when completing the Personal Statement on the application form, as this information is used to select candidates for interview.

If you would like an informal discussion about the post, please contact Sue Stabler, Team Manager, on 01642 737353.

The application form is available in alternative formats from Xentrall Recruitment Services, tel: 01642 526992 or email

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council ensures that all customers, both internal and external receive a consistently high quality level of service.

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This job is closed for applications.