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Practice Development Lead

  • Employer: Brent Council
  • Reference: 1435
  • Published: Wed 29/11/2023, 15:56 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 07/01/2024, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: £49,890 - £52,929
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Brent Civic Centre, Engineers Way, Wembley, Middlesex HA9 0FJ, Brent
A great opportunity has arisen for a Practice Development Lead to work developing ASYEs, Apprentices & Student Social Workers.
 
Brent is a tremendously vibrant London borough where the iconic arch of Wembley Stadium dominates the skyline. Spanning both inner and outer London, it is a borough of huge contrasts in terms of its economic, environmental, ethnic and social make up. Brent’s diversity is evident to all who visit our borough and our long history of ethnic and cultural diversity has created a place that is truly unique and valued by those who live and work here.
 
The council is pursuing a far-reaching transformation agenda that better meets the needs of our community so it is an exciting time to join us.

The Post
The role of the Practice Development Lead is to support the Principal Social Worker in organising, promoting and developing practitioners’ skills and knowledge and to promote the Quality Assurance Framework and compliance with professional competencies within Brent.

This role is designed to work closely with Team Managers and Deputy Team Managers to offer feedback and support in embedding our Quality Assurance Framework and practice models within teams. In addition, the role involves supporting facilitating group supervision, undertaking practice observation and providing developmental feedback.

The Person
We are looking for a good team player who is committed to supporting practitioners to raise practice standards. Do you have a can do attitude, excellent communication skills and some experience of mentoring, teaching, supporting or guiding others? You will embrace the Brent Quality Assurance Framework and have training and experience in some of our practice approaches- such as strength based person centred practice.

This role will offer you the opportunity to develop, support and embed high practice standards. You will have supportive managers committed to your development and you will work with a dedicated team of colleagues with good knowledge of social work practice  and quality assurance work.

If you are passionate about supporting, Social Workers to develop, progress, and committed to raising standards then we would like to hear from you. If you would like to find out more about the role, please contact our Head of Safeguarding & Principal Social Worker, Evelyn Amedoda  evelyn.amedoda@brent.gov.uk.
  • Employer: Brent Council
  • Reference: 1435
  • Published: Wed 29/11/2023, 15:56 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 07/01/2024, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: £49,890 - £52,929
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Brent Civic Centre, Engineers Way, Wembley, Middlesex HA9 0FJ, Brent

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