Senior Practitioner
  • Employer: Central Bedfordshire Council
  • Reference: CBED/20/9539
  • Published: Thu 05/11/2020, 16:30 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 29/11/2020, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £34,033 to £37,132 per annum pro rata + MRS of £6,000 per annum pro rata
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Chicksands, Shefford, Priory House, Chicksands, Bedfordshire

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Senior Practitioner

Team: Preparing for Adulthood Team – Integrated Services

Job Family: Supporting - CBG11

Salary: £34,033 to £37,132 per annum pro rata + MRS of £6,000 per annum pro rata

Hours: Full-time, 37 hours per week

Base location: Priory House, Chicksands (with travel across the County)

Contract: Fixed Term Contract / Secondment Opportunity for 12 months

Closing Date: 29th November 2020

Interview Date: Week Commencing 7th December 2020

More about the role:

In our Preparing for Adulthood Service, we are committed to helping young people and young adults achieve their potential – and you can play your part. This is your chance to ensure young people get the futures they deserve. You will work to build strong relationships with the local community, other professionals and employers to make sure young people have access to fulfilling lives and achieve their aspirations. Tenacious, proactive and approachable, you’re adept at building professional relationships and have dealt with a range of partners including schools. You will have a good understanding of the SEND reforms and will have sound care management skills. A positive, determined and diplomatic professional, you’ll know how to build links that count. You’ll work with partners to make sure young people get – and know about – great opportunities.  

You will have responsibility for the delivery of statutory duties commensurate with supporting people within Adult Social Care. You will discharge these duties in a manner that sees customers at the centre of their care and support, along with, demonstrating behaviours that result in the delivery of compassionate, caring, responsive, and proportionate care and support that is of high quality and evidences best value. 

Succeed, and you will be part of a varied and dedicated team where flexibility and commitment go a long way. We will give you the chance to develop new skills, progress and support you to find your greatness. At Central Bedfordshire Council, we’re passionate about having a workforce that reflects our community. It’s why we’re committed to creating equal opportunities, so that we always embrace diversity. 

Central Bedfordshire Council has its own vision and values that are integral to everything we do. Our area vision is to make Central Bedfordshire 'A great place to live and work’.

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To assess your suitability for the role, you must demonstrate how you meet the key outcomes, accountabilities and competencies. To do this, you’ll need to refer the Family Profile, Role Profile and Competency Framework which can be found in the Recruitment Pack: Senior Practitioner Recruitment Pack

For an informal discussion about this position, please contact: Amanda Babbington, Team Manager, at or call 0300 300 8100.

For queries related to the recruitment of this vacancy, please contact: The Recruitment Team at


Central Bedfordshire Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all employees, volunteers and contractors to share this commitment. This post is subject to the disclosure of criminal records.  

Central Bedfordshire Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome enquiries from everyone and value diversity in the workplace. We are a Disability Confident employer, we are working to become a Disability Confident leader in our community.

To maintain a fair and consistent approach for applicants, it is Central Bedfordshire Council's policy to only consider applications made via our online application system and we therefore thank you for not submitting your application offline. If you do not have a CV to hand, please look on our website for a CV template that you can use to create your CV to apply for this role:

How to Apply

Please apply online via the link provided.


Please note, we do not accept CV’s submitted without a fully completed online application form.

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