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Senior Practitioner
  • Employer: Central Bedfordshire Council
  • Reference: CBED/21/10489
  • Published: Wed 24/11/2021, 14:35 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 19/12/2021, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £34,033 - £37,132 per annum, pro rata + MRS £6,000 per annum, pro rata
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Priory House, Chicksands, Bedfordshire

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Senior Practitioner

Team: Community Assessment Services – Technology Enabled Care (TEC)

Job Family: Supporting CBG11

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

Hours: Full time - 37 hours per week

Base Location: Priory House Shefford

Contract type: Permanent

Closing date: 19th December 2021
More about the role:

Working across the frontline social care teams for all care groups there is a fantastic opportunity to work in partnership with a Technology Enabled Care Service based in Central Bedfordshire to shape the TEC offer and improve outcomes for people supported by Adult Social Care.

This is an interesting role for someone with an interest and excitement about working with new technology to improve people’s lives.

This is a Senior Practitioner role leading and supporting practitioners with the benefits of using TEC in optimising support and independence to people with care and support needs. You will be assisting the Team Managers in the development of an effective and confident workforce, promoting TEC services and training.

You will have skills that help us achieve the delivery of excellent person-centred approaches. You will value sound evidence-based practice and understand that best practice results in best value. You will know the importance of; enabling people to be supported to be as independent as possible for as long as possible and having a strong connection with local services and communities and use this understanding and motivation to enhance the CBC TEC offer and delivery.

Working for us, you can expect to be valued for your positive and dynamic practice, be assisted to continue to develop as a practitioner within a supportive learning environment and operate within a ‘can do’ cultures.

You must be a registered and experienced practitioner in one of the following professions:

Social Work/OT/Nursing and have HCPC/SWE/NMC registration.

You need to be able to travel around the county independently and be able to work in the community covering the Central Bedfordshire region.  

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'.

As part of this role, you will need to have access to your own transport.

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:  

Katherine Quail at or call 0300 300 6388

Mark Fensome at or call 0300 300 5121

Helen Duncan-Turnball or call 0300 300 8747

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

Safeguarding (For DBS posts only):

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.