Advanced Social Work Practitioner job in Liverpool City at Liverpool In Work

Advanced Social work Practitioner

Company: Liverpool in Work

Location: Liverpool UK

Date Posted:Feb 26, 2018

Liverpool City Council is looking to recruit an Advanced Social Work Practitioner, which is a new and exciting role that incorporates the Approved Mental Health Practitioner (AMHP) role and function.  Liverpool is a big, ambitious, diverse and vibrant city, committed to providing excellent social work and quality of care and support to its citizens. Liverpool is wanting to recruit an enthusiastic, highly motivated, dynamic, suitably qualified and experienced practitioner to join our existing cohort of Advanced Social Work Practitioners across the community teams.The Advanced Social Work Practitioners provide knowledge, skills and experience in relation to working with complex cases and specific legal frameworks, including the Mental Health Act, Mental Capacity Act, Best Interest frameworks and other related legislation/codes of practice. The Advanced Social Work Practitioners provide support, mentoring and guidance to other social care practitioners and are integral to effective partnership working with key stake holders across the city.  The Advanced Social Work Practitioners undertake Mental Health Act functions, acting on behalf of the local authority and in partnership with Liverpool Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and Mersey Care NHS Trust.  Knowledge and skills SW Degree or equivalent.Current registration with HCPC and Approved Mental Health Professional status.Have a qualification as, or will undertake training in and practice as a Best Interest Assessor.Qualified as a Practice Educator.Significant post qualification experience in statutory Adult Social Care Service.Experience of working with vulnerable adults/older people with complex needs and providing peer support for others with such cases.Liverpool City Council is an equal opportunity and service provider.Closing date: 8th March 2018. Applicants to go to website or telephone 0151 233 3003. Please quote reference LCC01209 in all enquiries. View full job description
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