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Senior Practitioner

Oldham Council

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Senior Practitioner

People, Communities and Society
Adult Services, Mental Health, & CYPF

Ref: G9/OL-40486

Contract: Permanent,

Salary: £38,813 - £42,683 (Grade 9) per annum
Hours: 36.66 per week

Based: Maple House, Southlink Business Park, Oldham OL4 1DB)

Closing Date: Wednesday 14th October 2020

Shortlisting & Interview Dates: TBC.

Job Description & Person Specification.pdf
Oldham Right to Work in the UK.doc

Role Overview:

To have responsibility for a caseload adults with severe and enduring mental health difficulties, including cases which can be of a complex and challenging nature. To assist in the supervision and/or support of staff, including conducting formal supervision sessions and giving technical advice and guidance to staff. To continue to develop professionally, and be accountable for the delivery of, and promote, social work good practice.

Key Responsibilities:

To screen referrals and undertake the assessment of support needs for Service Users, Carers and Families. To develop/ assist to develop Care & Support Plans for Service Users, including Self Directed Care through Individual Budgets, in order to resolve practical and emotional social care, health and well-being difficulties

About Us:

Oldham is committed to developing a Co-operative future; one where citizens, partners and staff work together to improve the borough. Anyone joining the council is coming into an ambitious organisation with big plans. We are working hard to build a brighter future for our borough and we need people from a wide range of backgrounds to continue delivering the best for our communities.

The Council has a clear set of Values and Behaviours, our Values outline how we do business and we share these borough wide with our residents, partners and businesses. Internally we have translated these values into five cooperative behaviours which outline the priority areas of focus for all staff at all levels. You can view the Values and Behaviours on our Greater. Jobs pages Working for Oldham

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Please note that should a vacancy that has been released for internal or external recruitment be deemed suitable for an at risk employee, it can be pulled back at any point up to the post being formally offered to an external candidate or an internal candidate that is not at risk of redundancy.

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