Social worker Consultant Practitioner-

Location Isle of Wight
Salary £41.00 - £43.50 per hour

Appropriate Social Work or Health qualification plus valid registration with appropriate body.
AMHP or accredited Practice Educator (or agreed equivalent for professional backgrounds other than social work).
Must have worked in a busy front door / initial assessment setting within Adult Social Care
Must have been in a senior role with supervisory responsibility
To co-ordinate a multi professional social care team and provide operational and supervisory management across social care in line with the Care Act.
To allocate work to team members ensuring that statutory duties and locally and nationally set timescales are adhered to.
Job Context
• To act as the professional lead, with accountability for ensuring high standards of assessment, case management, support planning, and review in line with the Care Act/Mental Capacity Act, ensuring compliance with all national and local policies, procedures and guidelines.
• To act as an expert advisor within Adult Social Care whilst supporting people with a range of needs, using a strengths-based approach.
• To promote effective application of the Adult Social Care strategy ‘Care Close to Home’ demonstrating use of available resources to promote independence and avoid long-term admission to residential care. Support people to live longer within their own homes through community, family and own strengths and use of self-directed support.
• To provide regular reports as requested by the Group Manager on the use of resources. In conjunction with the Group Manager be responsible for the operational and performance management of the service.
• To ensure the Adult Multi-Agency Safeguarding Policy is strictly adhered to and that safeguarding remains the responsibility of all staff within the team, embed Making Safeguarding Personal within practice.
• To enable practitioners to collaborate within and between teams. To facilitate the sharing of expertise and knowledge with colleagues that positively promotes chang