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Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
03/10/2021 23:59
£37,890 - £39,880
Hours per week:
37 hours per week
Job Category:
Social Care - Adult Service
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Employment Location:
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Job details 

Closing date:
3 Oct

Further information

Reference: R0001623

Directorate: Adult Social Care and Health Integration

Service Area: Specialist and Lifelong Services

Salary: £37,890 - £39,880

Hours: 37 hours per week

Contractual Status: Permanent

Are you looking for a new challenge? Then this post could be for you. We are delighted to announce two exciting opportunities have arisen in the East and West Locality Adult Teams of Middlesbrough. As part of our ongoing development of adult services we are looking to recruit a Principal Practitioner in both localities on a permanent contract.

Middlesbrough Council is an exciting and rewarding place to work. We have strong Council Values that underpin every aspect of the council and the services we provide. New staff joining Middlesbrough can expect a welcome induction from the Chief Executive along with a full induction program within the team. The service is very keen to promote flexible working for all staff. This includes agile working at home as well as other Middlesbrough Council bases

Middlesbrough is passionate about improving the lives of all of its residents and are working hard to deliver bespoke services to meet the changes in demand.

Middlesbrough Council offer superb training and development opportunities via our online training portal and through our workforce development lead. As a department we are committed to supporting our staff and providing a healthy work culture. Staff have access to regular supervisions as well as other staff support forums.

We are looking for a motivated individual who is adaptable change and who can support the Team Manager to ensure that the team delivers an effective social work service, which meets the needs of adults and their carers, whilst maintaining standards against our policies and procedures.

The Principal Practitioner will be responsible for:

Undertaking supervision meetings.
Supporting the day-to-day running of the team: offering advice and guidance and supporting with case allocations, support plan approvals and case closures.
Ensuring that the team meet performance and recording standards.
Deputising in the absence of the Team Manager.
Managing a small caseload of complex cases

Applications are invited from suitably qualified individuals (CSS, CQSW, DipSW, Degree in Social Work). Applicants should also be registered, or eligible for registration, with Social Work England

The above post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

Closing Date: Sunday 3rd October 2021 by 12 midnight.

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