Practice Development Officer job in Liverpool City at Liverpool In Work

Practice Development Officer

Company: Liverpool in Work

Location: Liverpool UK

Date Posted:Mar 28, 2018

Liverpool City Council are seeking to appoint a Practice Development Officer within Children and Young People’s Services. The post is a fantastic opportunity for the right person to make a real difference to the lives of children, young people and families. Liverpool is undergoing key changes and this and exciting time to join us. As the Practice Development Officer you will work extensively across all areas of Children’s Services to facilitate, enable and embed change. Why work in Liverpool:World class culture, media and sport offers One of the world’s most distinctive and creative cities, in top 40 visitor destinations in the world European Capital of Culture in 2008 – massive range of events planned for 2018 celebrations Visitor economy £4.3bn, welcomed over 62m visitors and supports over 51,500 jobs World Heritage Site and home to the world’s largest harbour  Our vision for children, young people and families is:All our children and young people enjoy the best possible quality of life and reach their full potentialThe new Director and his team are committed to supporting and motivating an experienced, stable and skilled workforce to ensure we deliver this vision for our children and families,Liverpool is launching an integrated Assessed and Support Year in Employment (ASYE) for Newly Qualified Social Workers (NQSWs), the role of the Practice Development Officer will involve facilitation and co-ordination of varied workshops and learning opportunities. The role will also influence practice supporting candidates through the programme identifying learning.As a core city Liverpool is responsible for providing placements to both local and national universities. The role will involve supporting both students and practice educators throughout the duration of their placements.We are looking for an exceptional Social Worker with previous experience in learning and development and has the ability to adapt and use practice experience and people skills to develop others.This is an exciting opportunity to broaden career aspirations into wider practice development, improvement and learning.   In return we offer a generous pension scheme, flexible working arrangements, agile technology, structured support programme, a culture of learning and continuous improvement, staff offers.We are committed to support practitioners to continue their professional development by providing specialist workforce development activity throughout a worker’s career pathway underpinned by a career progression whilst maintaining a healthy work life balance. If you are keen to find out more information about the role, just call Kerry Crampton on 0151 233 0484 and Kerry will arrange for you to talk to the manager.Liverpool City Council is an equal opportunities employer and service provider.Closing date:10th April 2018.Applicants to go to website or telephone 0151 233 3003. Please quote reference LCC01595 in all enquiries. View full job description
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