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Advanced Practitioner (ID:3781)

Job details
Posting date: 11 June 2024
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 25 June 2024
Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester
Remote working: Hybrid - work remotely up to 3 days per week
Company: Manchester City Council
Job type: Temporary
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This role is subject to -

Social Work Qualification and registration with Social Work England
Medical Clearance - Pre-placement health assessment (PPHA)
DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) clearance - this post is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (amended in 2013). Appointable candidates will be required to apply an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Information provided by you or the DBS will be dealt with in a confidential manner and in accordance with the DBS Code of Practice which can be viewed here. We have a policy on the Employment of Ex-Offenders and it is available upon request.
Driving Licence – The successful candidate should hold a full clean driving licence as you will be required to drive a vehicle adhering to council regulations.
Essential Car Documentation- This post is a designated Essential Car User. Therefore, you must always hold a full valid driving licence and provide your own car for use at work. You will receive the Essential Car User Allowance.
Paternity cover required for an advanced practitioner role on the Kinship Fostering Team for 6 months.
This role requires experience of completing complex assessments, supporting kinship fostering arrangements and offering advice and support to supervising social workers within the team. Main duties include; Viability assessments, REG 24 assessments, Full kinship assessments, SGO assessments, attending court, presenting to fostering panel, supporting and supervising kinship carers, delivering skills to foster training, acting as a fostering panel member, deputising for the team manager. If you would like further information please contact Richard Smaling on

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