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Senior Practitioner – Adults and Health

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Temporary
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
19/05/2017
Advert End Date:
29/05/2017 23:59
Salary:
£34,538 - £40,057 Annually
Hours per week:
37 hours per week
Job Category:
Social Care - Adult Service
Vacancy ID:
163212
Employment Location:
Stockton-on-Tees
Post Number:
007592

Job details 

Closing date:
29 May


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Further information

Stockton Adult Mental Health Team is based in Wessex house, Preston Business Park in Stockton and offers the opportunity to work with adults presenting with mental health problems and their carers using a person centred approach within the principles of Recovery focussed care.

The team is committed to promoting independence, choice and control and promoting Self Directed Support where people are eligible for social care services. The team works within a wider co-located team in a supportive multi-disciplinary environment.

We have an opportunity for a Social Worker (preferably with AMHP status) to have the experience of a management role within the Team. You will need to have an understanding of the needs of people with mental health and have an enabling person centred approach, which promotes independence and inclusion.

The key role of this post is to provide co-ordination and supervision to the Social Workers, Community Support Workers and administrative staff working within the Team as determined by the Team Manager. You will also be responsible for a complex caseload.

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

For detailed information on this role, please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification.

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

Temporary until 31/10/17

The successful applicant will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check

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