Practitioner Manager - Social Worker

Lambeth, London

Job Summary

  • Job Reference: HS372662_1568993598
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Date Posted: 2019-09-20
  • Location: Lambeth, London
  • Job Status: FullTime
  • Closing Date: 2019-11-19
  • Tradewind Social Care Recruitment

Synopsis: Tradewind Social Care are currently recruiting for an experienced Practice Manager Social Worker for Lambeth Council.

Main Duties:

To provide line management of front line operational services which includes the provision a comprehensive assessment and case management service to vulnerable adults. In exceptionally complex cases this will include casework with service users and carers

To deliver ongoing improvements in practice and standards of work through the application of specialised knowledge and skills

To lead on the delivery of safe services for services users, including investigating, chairing and reviewing adult safeguarding episodes as appropriate

To manage a group of Social workers, Assessors and ancillary staff within the team, deputising for the Team Manager as required

To contribute to developing imaginative strategies to implement local and national policies (e.g. self directed care), both in directly managed cases and also in assisting others

The post holder must be pro-active in promoting anti-discriminatory practices and supporting council policy

Experience and skills:

Managing up to Social Workers/Assessors

Support the delivery of high quality Adult Social Care services

Manage performance issues and maximise team outputs

We want an intelligent and adaptable practitioner with experience of community Physical Disability and Older Persons work

The worker will need a solid understanding and experience of Care Act 2014 and Mental Capacity Act 2005

The worker will need change management experience and be able to support staff through transitions

HCPC registered

Clear enhanced DBS

Please call Heather Scase on 0203 743 6103 for more information!

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