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Advanced Practitioner
  • Employer: Wirral Metropolitan Borough Council
  • Reference: WMBC/19/111363
  • Published: Wed 09/10/2019, 12:20 PM
  • Closing on: Tue 22/10/2019, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36.00 hours per week
  • Salary: £36,876 to £39,782
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Merseyside

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Advanced Practitioner


Band PO8

36.00 Hours per week


Big changes. No excuses. That’s what we’re delivering at Wirral Council. We’ve got ambitious targets to meet by 2020. To achieve everything we have promised to our residents, we need people who are driven and ready to deliver the very best for our communities.


Wirral is home to vibrant, energetic and engaged communities, people who take real ownership of their local area and are passionate about making Wirral a better place.

It is a fantastic place to live, work and visit.


We are an employer who supports, who is flexible but who demands the very best.


We are looking for an experienced, enthusiastic and self-motivated person to work as an advanced practitioner in our Professional Standards Team. The successful candidate will ensure the highest quality of professional social care practice is delivered across the NHS and Wirral Health and Care Commissioning in line with legislation , policies , procedures and best practice. This role will be key in developing and maintaining a quality improvement and learning framework for Adult Social Care.


Wirral Health and Care Commissioning is a strategic partnership between NHS Wirral Clinical Commissioning Group and Wirral Council.


The successful candidate must be an excellent communicator with experience of leading professional standards and quality improvements and be capable of producing written and analytical reports. You must have the ability to manage your own workload, have excellent organisational skills and be a confident self-directed individual. Working with and supporting colleagues as part of a team approach is an essential requisite of this role. You will need to be able to demonstrate excellent interpersonal and communication skills when liaising with individuals and their carers, and staff both internally and externally. You will have a proven track record in promoting and demonstrating ant discriminatory practice.


You will be a registered social worker who has experience of leading on complex cases and of providing support to colleagues in such complex cases. You will have an excellent knowledge base of current and forthcoming legislation.


Above all you will be looking to improve the way we engage with our employees/residents/customers to ensure they are at the heart of everything we do.


This post is subject to Enhanced Adult Level DBS check.


No holding back. No excuses. Just change Wirral.

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Please note that in accordance with the Council’s policy, employees who are in a formal redeployment situation will be considered in the first instance for all vacancies.


Applications will be accepted until midnight on the closing date.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy earlier than the specified date should we receive sufficient applications.


Applications can only be accepted through the Jobs page following registration.  Forms received via the post will not be processed.


All applicants invited to interview must evidence their right to work in the UK.  Details of required documents can be found by clicking the link at the bottom of the Jobs page.


The job description and other supporting documents will not be accessible once the vacancy closing date has passed so if a copy is required you should download it now.