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Practice Manager/Senior Practitioner - Community Mental Health

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  • Job reference: HQ00093316
    £37849.00 - £43662.00 per annum
    Senior Practitioner, Team Manager


    Are you interesting in developing your Social Work career?

    Sanctuary Social Care has a permanent vacancy for an experienced and dedicated Practice Manager/Senior Practitioner to work in a Community Mental Health Team based in Southend on Sea. The ideal candidates will possess highly developed specialist knowledge of Social Work practice in Adult Services and be registered with the HCPC.

    The Salary for this permanent Practice Manager/Senior Practitioner role is £37,849 - £43,662 per annum.

    Job summary:
    - The purpose of this role will be to provide professional and comprehensive social care casework to a caseload of individuals with severe and enduring mental health difficulties, some of which will be complex and sensitive cases all will require the highest of professional standards and in depth knowledge of relevant legislation and practice methods.
    - You will also be required to undertake practice and professional Lead responsibility for a specified area of Social Care in the day to day running of the team including supervision of identified team members.
    - The successful candidate will need to use a strengths-based approach to social work practice and will work closely with all partners across Health and Social Care to ensure that there is effective coordination of interdependences including the management of and resolution of risks and other issues that may arise.

    In return we offer you:
    - A balanced caseload, Support for flexible/mobile working and generous annual leave.
    - Bespoke training and learning opportunities.
    - Excellent opportunities for career progression.
    - A supportive and open environment.
    - A lower cost of living than London, while Southend is only 50 minutes from the City.
    - Being part of a culturally rich, diverse town.
    - Up to £8,000 to support with relocation costs subject to eligibility.

    Requirements of the Practice Manager/Senior Practitioner:
    - Degree or equivalent in Social Work.
    - Current HCPC registration.
    - Significant senior level frontline experience within Adult Services.
    - Strong management skills and multi-disciplinary Social Care experience within multi-disciplinary team and working with people who have mental health difficulties.
    - Demonstrate your experience of working with cases of people with severe and enduring mental health needs, complex social care needs, section 117 needs, complex safeguarding issues.
    - Additional experience of working with safeguarding policies, procedures, and best practices is essential as it the need for experience of accessing Self-Directed-Support (SDS) packages for people with mental health needs and carers.

    This Practice Manager/Senior Practitioner job are advertised by Jake Merry; if you are interested in these positions 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.