Social Work Practitioner

Location Bedford
Salary £39.00 - £42.20 per hour
The Advanced Practitioner functions as an assistant team manager, but may have to casehold if required. The team has all the standard functions of an assessment team in respect of the breadth of work, S47s, applications to court where required etc. 
We are seeking someone for a year maternity cover

1. To carry a workload requiring exemplary practice in situations of high complexity, exercising a degree of autonomy. Regular supervision will be in accordance with the departmental supervision policy.
2. If required, to provide direct supervision to staff as directed by the Team Manager.
3. To coach/mentor less experienced team members.
4. To work within relevant current legislation and the procedural framework of Bedford Borough Council (the Council).
5. To work collaboratively with service users and their families to assess their needs and plan and deliver services in accordance with the social work team’s service area.
6. To act as a Practice Educator