Advanced Practitioner (Neighbourhood Teams) x 2 Posts

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
22/07/2024 12:00
£45,441 pa
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Social Work - Adult Service
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Adults and Integrated Care Services, South Tyneside
Post Number:
Number of posts:
Closing date:
22 Jul
Further Information
Advanced Practitioner (Neighbourhood Teams) x 2 Posts
(Adults and Integrated Care Services, South Tyneside)
£45,441 pa
Secondments are welcome to apply.  Please seek permission from your Line Manager before applying.

Are you in a similar senior role or an experienced Social Worker or Allied Health Professional looking to take that next step in your professional career – If so, we want to hear from you!
In return, we will provide you with an excellent rate of pay, hybrid and flexible working, manageable caseloads, and access to a comprehensive range of mentoring, training, and career progression opportunities.
About the Role: 
As a key member of the Neighbourhood leadership team, Advanced Practitioners are expected to play a leading role, assisting their Assistant Team Manager and Neighbourhood Manager to support staff by undertaking reflective supervision, facilitating practice improvement, motivating and inspiring our practitioners to provide the highest standards of practice, that delivers positive outcomes for people, carers and their families.
Carrying a small, protected caseload of complex cases, the postholder will co-work as well as manage their own caseload. Providing coaching and mentoring for team members and students, and they will help to raise standards of practice and ensure the service delivers a high-quality strength based social work service.
In return, we will provide you with the opportunity to expand your CPD opportunities to develop your ongoing progression, including opportunities to undertake Best Interest Assessor and Practice Educator modules.
About You:

You will be a qualified Social Worker registered with Social Work England, or you will hold a professional qualification such as Nurse or Occupational Therapist, with current registration and significant experience appropriate for this post.
You will be driven by research, innovation, and the desire to develop best practice, you must demonstrate a current applied knowledge of Adult Social Care legislation and the NHS Continuing Health Care Framework and be willing to undertake further bespoke learning and development.
You can demonstrate significant post qualification experience, you will want to continue practicing in a setting that believes that people are at their healthiest and happiest when they are supported to remain independent, close to the people they love and who love them, in the neighbourhoods and communities they call home.
About Us:
Adult Social Care is changing in South Tyneside. We are a forward-thinking Council that is developing innovative approaches to meet our challenges. Focusing on People, Place and Partnerships, this is an exciting time to join us. We have developed a new 5-year Vision and Strategy for Adult Social Care to help support the next stage of our journey. Working closely with all our partners our vision for the future is to see every person in South Tyneside with care and support needs “Living Better Lives,” to fully utilise their strengths and assets, to remain safe and well; in the neighbourhoods and communities they call home. We want to work with all our partners to ensure the person only need tell their story once and that they have equal voice in co-ordinating their care and support. We understand promoting the importance of social justice and inclusion, respecting people’s rights, citizenship, and participation.
Joining us at this time will ensure you are at the forefront of helping to develop and embed co-production and co-delivery, delivering new models of working through our Adult Social Care framework, leading on streamlining our processes and contributing to our ambitious plans to fully embed our strengths-based practice, improve services and deliver better outcomes for the people of South Tyneside.   We remain fully committed to supporting our staff to grow and develop, and we will provide you with the opportunity to use your skills and learn new ones. Through the development of our new Values and Behaviour Framework we will fully support staff to become Curious, Accountable, Responsive and Empowered (CARE).
This is a fantastic opportunity for someone with the right drive and ambition to join our highly motivated and collaborative team. The successful applicant will share our enthusiasm, contributing to and influencing improved performance at an individual, team, and service level.
For an informal discussion about the role, please contact:
Kadria Kassim, Neighbourhood Team Manager
Kadria.Kassim2@southtyneside.gov.uk Tel: 0191 424 7357
Trudy Tindle, Neighbourhood Team Manager
Trudy.Tindle@southtyneside.gov.uk Tel: 07846873701
Ann-Maria Mitchell, Neighbourhood Team Manager
Ann-Maria.Mitchell@southtyneside.gov.uk Tel: 0191 4246526

We offer an excellent benefits package and further information is available here - www.southtyneside.gov.uk/workinghere 
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.
For those posts where there is a requirement to either work in or enter a Care Quality Commission Regulated Care Home (CQC) it would be preferred but optional, that you have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (unless medical exempt) as a condition of employment.
Please note that if you apply for this role, all communication regarding your application will be sent to the email address that you have registered with North East Jobs, please ensure you check your junk mail.
Closing date: Noon, Monday 22 July 2024
Interviews for this post will take place on Wednesday 7 and Thursday 8 August 2024