Advanced Practitioner

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 11/10/2019 12:00
£39,782 pa
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Social Care - Adult Service
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Adults and Integrated Care Services, South Tyneside
Post Number:
Closing date:
11 Oct
Further Information

Advanced Practitioner – Adults with Learning Disabilities
(Adults and Integrated Care Services)
£39,782 pa

As a key member of the management team, Advanced Practitioners working in Adult Social Care are expected to play a leading role within their specialist practice area, assisting the Team Manager to facilitate practice improvement and development, motivating and inspiring our practitioners to provide adult social care best practice, that delivers positive outcomes for people, carers’ and their families.

Working closely with the Principal Social Worker, Advanced Practitioners will contribute towards the development of service provision; policies; quality assurance and performance; training and effective multi-disciplinary working. You will play a key role around the management, teaching and assessment of social work students, carrying out practice learning in South Tyneside and newly qualified social workers undertaking their ASYE within the team. In addition, whilst acting as a role model for critical reflection and analysis within clinical supervision you will champion evidence based practice to support defensible decision making and build on good practice, but also identify areas for learning which could be from compliments, complaints and case reviews.

Advanced Practitioners will carry a small protected caseload of complex cases.

For an informal discussion, please contact Gemma Ditchfield, Team Manager - Adults with Learning Disabilities on (0191) 4247632.

South Tyneside Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) disclosure will be sought along with other relevant pre-employment checks.

To find out more about this role and to apply please visit www.southtyneside.gov.uk alternatively you can email jobs@southtyneside.gov.uk or call (0191) 455 4968. BT Typetalkers welcome.

Closing date: Noon, 11 October 2019.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.