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Consultant Practitioner - Mental Health

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  • Job reference: HQ00093604
    Up to £41846.00 per annum
    Social Worker


    Are you interesting in developing your Social Work career?

    Sanctuary Social Care currently has a permanent vacancy for an experienced and dedicated Consultant Practitioner to work full-time in a Mental Health Team based in Southend. The ideal candidate will possess highly developed specialist knowledge of Social Work practice in Adult Services and be registered with the HCPC.

    The salary for this permanent Consultant Practitioner role is £41,846 per annum.

    The key responsibilities of the post are:
    - To lead on mental health social work practice for Southend.
    - To be an Approved Mental Health Professional under the Mental Health Act (1983).
    - To support the leadership, management/supervision and performance of the integrated social work response within adult community mental health services with the aim to deliver appropriate support in the right place at the right time.
    - Using a strengths'-based perspective demonstrating the aspirations of 2050, inspire their team to engage in innovative practice via modelling best practice and a visionary approach to create a better Southend.
    - The postholder will have a key role in the Partnership and as such be a member of Essex Partnership University Trust's Social Care Leadership team, to support the integrated mental health social work.

    Requirements of the Consultant Practitioner:
    - Degree or equivalent in Social Work.
    - Current HCPC registration.
    - Significant senior level frontline experience within Adult Services.
    - To be successful in this position you need to be a post 3 years qualified social worker with previous mental health experience.
    - Have worked at a senior practitioner/team manager level with supervisory/managerial responsibility - experience in managing budgets would be desirable.

    This Consultant Practitioner job is advertised by Sam Jewell; if you are interested in this position please click below to apply now.

    Due to the high volume of applications we receive, regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet our clients' requirements.

    Reasonable Adjustments:
    If you consider yourself to have a disability or require any reasonable adjustment during the recruitment process or within the workplace, please highlight this at the earliest opportunity. With this information, we will provide appropriate support to you throughout the process and into your work placement.