Advanced Practitioner -Adults Safeguarding

Location Bedford
Salary £37.00 - £40.00 per hour
Locum Mental Capacity and Deprivation of Liberty Advanced Practitioner.
An opportunity has arisen for an experienced social worker who is also a qualified Best Interest Assessor to join a friendly supportive Adult Safeguarding Team at Advanced Practitioner level.
This role is the Advanced Practitioner social work lead for the Mental Capacity and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards team who are the first point of contact for all Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards applications for the council.

The successful candidate will have excellent interpersonal skills able to develop and maintain effective working relationships with colleagues and partners to service user care You will provide advice on mental capacity and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards to managers and frontline staff and to a range of professional meetings and case conferences
Applicants must have a good knowledge of relevant legislation including the Mental Capacity Act 2005 Human Rights and Mental Health Legislation and the Care Act 2014 safeguarding and the proposed Liberty Protection legislation
You will possess good analytical skills to be able to provide analysis statistics and reports on trends patterns and performance to various forums and meetings and complete mandatory data returns and collation of data
We offer varied and interesting casework structured regular supervision, agile working multidisciplinary working training and development