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Practice Development Lead (x3 Posts) (East, West & Central Dorset)

Salary details: £30756 - £37107

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Dorset County Council
Dorset, East Dorset, West Dorset
Occupational group
Adults' Social Work
Salary details
Up to £37,107 (depending on experience)
Job term
Full Time
Appointment type
Steve Crocker
Contact email
Contact telephone
01202 474106
Closing Date
22 June 2018
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Are you passionate about promoting and developing excellent Social Work practice? ...

If so, we have some exciting opportunities for experienced Social Workers to be at the forefront of practice management within Dorset Adult Care.

The Practice Development Lead posts are based across the County of Dorset and will work directly with the Principal Social Worker and colleagues in learning and development to develop the skills and knowledge of the workforce, and will help deliver key aspects of the Adult Care Workforce Plan.

You will be working directly with the frontline Operational Managers and teams within the localities of Dorset to promote a culture of learning and development of social work practice.

For further details or an informal discussion about these vacancies, please contact Steve Crocker, Principal Social Worker  on 01202 474106.

Closing date for applications: 22 June 2018

You must have a degree in Social Work / Occupational Therapy or equivalent, be registered with the HCPC and be able to fulfil the travel requirements of the post.

These posts involve working with children and vulnerable adults and/or having access to significant information about them and will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check. 

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Please note Dorset County Council does not accept CV’s in place of an application form as we require the same range of information from all our candidates.

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