Job Description


Advanced practitioner

Our client, Brent Council, is looking for Advanced practitioners to join their Hospital discharge team.

Job Purpose:

Advanced practitioners lead a practice cluster which supports service users/residents with an aim to improve people's lives by helping with social and interpersonal difficulties, promoting human rights and wellbeing. You will work within a multi-disciplinary team and be expected to collaborate and utilise the skills across the department to apply a strengths based approach to promote service users interests and independence, including through contingency and crisis planning, and their preferences for future care and treatment.

Advanced practitioners are required to provide a high quality and effective Social Work / Occupational Therapy service to respond to the needs of Adults and their families in a timely manner and within statutory guidelines, Directorate policies, standards and guidelines.
Advanced practitioners are required to carry out strengths based assessments of adults within the guidelines of the Care Act. To care manage complex cases including Safeguarding Adults, Deprivation of Liberty and applications to the Court of Protection.
Manage and monitor a workload of cases as directed and organise work activities taking into account the need to prioritise tasks and responsibilities, ensuring effective risk assessments, completion of mental capacity assessments and appropriate provision of support plans to meet identified eligible needs.
Advanced practitioners are required to formulate appropriate support plans and negotiate care packages with service users and service providers, including consideration of equipment needs to meet complex moving and handling needs. This will involve formulating multi-service care packages, and reviewing on a regular basis.
Advanced practitioners are required to support the unit in meeting individual / Unit performance targets and actively contribute to its continuous improvement. To take responsibility for own professional development by attending supervision, appraisals and learning and training opportunities and maintain ongoing continuing professional development to ensure the requirements of Social Work England registration are met whilst working in an effective and efficient manner.

Please do not apply if you do not have experience as a Advanced practitioner or local authority experience.

Benefits of working with Remedy as a Advanced practitioner

A personal one-one service from your highly experienced dedicated consultant.
Top tier supplier across London giving us first access to jobs
Referral bonus - up to £250* per person placed.
Double payrolls each week.

*Terms & Conditions apply

You will be required to fully register with Remedy for all Advanced practitioner Positions.

Remedy Social Care is a REC Standard agency and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the vulnerable. Successful applicants will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the DBS. Our objective is to be an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from everyone with suitable skills and ability regardless of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, gender, disability, sexual orientation, age, religion or belief. All applications will be accepted and reviewed solely on merit