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Senior Practitioner

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Suffolk County Council
Place of work:
West Suffolk House, Bury St Edmunds
Salary details:
£34,901 - £37,936
Job term:
Full Time
37 per week
Closing date:
23 January 2019 01:00 PM
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Working within The First Response Service, West Suffolk, Adult Community Services (ACS).

The main purpose of your role will be to provide professional support to the area social work team.

This will involve supporting the senior management team in delivering good quality services and effective integration between health and social care through collaboration with stakeholders and partners across the system to deliver better outcomes for the people of Suffolk.

The area team you join will be a key part of the Integrated Neighbourhood Team including key partners. As such, an understanding of working within a system will be a key part of the role, ensuring health and social care systems are joined up and accessible for all our service users.

You will support the Team Manager, working with the Operations and Partnerships Managers and the wider Senior Management Team as well as health leaders and managers to deliver the council’s political and strategic agendas. You will provide professional support to the area social work teams, working with the Team Manager to manage demand whilst delivering the highest standards of social care, re-ablement, mental health and therapy services for the people of Suffolk.

This is an exciting time for Adult and Community Services and we are currently recruiting following a redesign of our social care service, putting in place locality and partnership working and enhancing our integration with health. 

For an informal discussion about the role, please call Susan Harriott on (01284) 758815.

Please read the Job and Person Profile before applying.

*The salary is in line with ACS Social Work Progression Scheme.

This authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. DBS checks required for relevant posts. Suffolk County Council - welcoming diversity.

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