Qualified Advanced Practioner

Medicare First
19 Mar 2017
18 Apr 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
Within the exciting role of an Advance Practitioner you will provide a high standard of social work and service to users under legislation.This will be in accordance with departmental policy, procedure, guidelines and the HCPC standards within children and family services. To cover team managers/deputy team, managers when required, to mentor and co-work with other staff and take leadership role in specialist areas. The ability to lead and work collaboratively within a multi agency team.

- Actively demonstrate professional commitment by taking responsibility for their own and others conduct.
-Promote engagement in complex ethical decision making, informed by effective service user engagement and concern for human rights and ethical principles.
-Demonstrate a critical, research and evidence informed advanced knowledge of appropriate theories, legislation and policy and practice.
-Utilise critical reflection and analysis in a way that actively facilitates professional opinion, promotes support and raises expectations for creative and innovative practice.
-To hold on going key worker responsibility for a caseload of children and young people who are in need, looked after by the council, on a child protection plan, the subject of care proceedings or care leavers.
-To work creatively and produce SMART child focused care plans and review these in a timely manner.
-To advise the team manager on a regular basis of proposed casework plans and keep case records up to date.
-Work collaboratively with colleagues and other professionals to ensure good multi-agency partnership.
-To provide reports of satisfactory standard, represent the council at court and act as a consultant by providing training and couching.
- Understand the budgetary framework to ensure that service delivers value at all times.
- To chair and participate in reviews and meetings attended by users as well as by colleagues and representatives of other agencies, eg. Health, education, probation, police, CAFCASS.