Social Care

Adult Advanced Social Care Practitioner

Job description

Job purpose:

  • To provide professional supervision and/or leadership of staff, working in partnership with the manager, staff and others and contribute towards an effective an efficient team service.
  • To be responsible for both the assessment of individual needs and the initiation and coordination of a range of outcomes to meet them, promoting the principles of a strength-based approach, personalisation, rights based social work practice, choice and control, to ensure that people can assess and manage their own needs, risks and uncertainties.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Providing a lead practitioner role in the team: supporting the development of good, evidence-based practice particularly in the key areas of risk enablement, safeguarding, the Mental Health and Mental Capacity Act.
  • Leading on professional development issues; including the encouragement of the professional development of staff through reflective supervision, mentoring and coaching, identifying and developing learning and development needs within the context of the service.
  • Providing regular and appropriate professional supervision to support, mentor and develop staff in line with approved professional standards, service and team plans.
  • Carrying a reduced caseload of highly complex and specialist work, initiate and coordinate a range of outcomes to meet need.
  • Ensuring effective completion of annual reviews, management and allocation of cases to staff.
  • Improving customer satisfaction levels for the service and inform managers of changes to the operational environment including customer satisfaction issues.
  • Liaising effectively within the department and other agencies and work effectively as a member of a multidisciplinary team.


  • A Social Work Qualification recognised by Social Work England.
  • Registration with the Social Work England.
  • Approved Adult Mental Health Practitioner (AMHP) or Approved Mental, Capacity Professional (AMCP) Best Interests Assessor (BIA) or Practice Educator or evidence of relevant post graduate study is essential.
  • At least 2 years working as a qualified experienced Band B Social Worker or equivalent.
  • Experience of supporting and mentoring qualified, newly qualified and unqualified staff.
  • Experience of multi-disciplinary working especially with health agencies, independent sector and other agencies.
  • Enhanced DBS dated within the last 12 months. On the update service? You could be fast tracked through our recruitment process today.
  • Willingness to complete an enhanced DBS if you do not currently hold one.

Working with Archer Resourcing

We have been helping professionals find exciting new roles for a number of years, so we know exactly where to look when it comes to sourcing the best opportunities.

We operate across the UK, and, with amazing relationships with the biggest employers in UK social care, we give you the best chance of landing your next role.

Due the high demand of CV's received we are unable to respond to all applications. However, we may hold your CV on file and contact you for future suitable roles.

We also offer a £250 referral bonus should you know of anyone who may be interested.

Must be eligible to work in the U.K

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