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Interim Senior Practitioner/Deputy Manager

PO4, £41,466 - £44,373 p.a

Main area
Learning Disabilites, Mental Health and Autism
PO4, £41,466 - £44,373 p.a
Fixed Term - up to 1 year
Full Time - 35 hours per week
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Islington Learning Disabilities Partnership, 52d, Drayton Park, London, N5 1NS
PO4, £41,466 - £44,373 p.a
21/01/2020 23:59
Interview date

An exciting opportunity has presented itself within Adult Social Care for a qualified and experienced social worker/practitioner to join the management team at the Health and social care integrated Islington Learning Disabilities Partnership based at the Drayton Park office.  You will be working alongside clinical leads and social care managers to support and develop the operational work, priorities and resilience of the team.

 We are particularly looking for someone who has some leadership experience and lots of energy and enthusiasm, who is keen to develop their knowledge, skills and practice within the MDT and of transferring their learning, knowledge and skills from their current work. The team is welcoming and supportive, with lots of opportunities for learning, reflective case discussions and professional development.

The post is for someone with experience of Adult Social Care, with some experience in a supervisory/management role, who has/wants to develop their leadership and management skills.  Ideally the person will have some pre and/or post qualifying experience of working with adults with global learning disabilities and/or adults with mental health diagnoses, autism, substance misuse, forensic histories and/or challenging behaviour, as the post is within the team that specialises in working with this client group

The position benefits from

  • Supportive management team and clinical leadership
  • Lots of learning forums across disciplines
  • Flexible working options
  • Opportunity for career progression
  • Autonomy to come up with creative solutions to challenges

Comprehensive induction and training will be provided to equip you with all relevant knowledge and skills.

If you are interested in applying, please complete the online application.

Closing date: Tuesday 21nd January 2020 at 23:59

Proposed Interview date:  Tuesday 28th January 2020

For further information/informal chat or to arrange a visit to the team please contact Jenny Mackley, Team Manager 0207 527 6614

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the resident labour market test. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UKVI website. From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks for Overseas Applicants.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

 Jenny Mackley, Team Manager

Tel:0207 527 6614