Advanced Practitioners (Social Worker - Adult Services) - FLK11686

Falkirk Council

Advanced Practitioners (Social Worker - Adult Services) - FLK11686

£40,001 - £50,000

Falkirk Council, Bowhouse, Falkirk

  • Full time
  • Permanent

Posted 1 week ago, 4 Jun | Get your application in now before you're too late!

Closing date: 18-06-2024 (In 3 days)

job Ref: FLK11686

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We have various full and part-time permanent Occupational Therapy Advanced Practitioner posts across our Social Work Adult Services teams. These posts offer an exciting opportunity for experienced, motivated, and ambitious Occupational Therapists to work in a dynamic environment.

Meet and hear from some of Falkirk Council’s Occupational Therapists via the video link below.

Meet some of Falkirk’s Occupational Therapists

We want to be a forward-thinking workforce, who are determined to make a real positive difference for people accessing services and living in our communities. Trauma informed, relationships and a strengths based Occupational Therapy approach sits at the heart of our practice. We are committed to continuing to develop a culture where all our workforce feels valued, included and able to be their best at work. This supports our mission to be recognised as a learning organisation promoting openness and creativity across the workforce. 

In Falkirk we are passionate about the work we do. We are proud to have a workforce with values that promote human rights, social justice and professional integrity. We recognise the importance of diversity within our organisation and look to reflect the communities we serve.

If you wish to be considered for an Advanced Practitioner position you will be required to evidence a proven track record of supporting team practice development, such as mentoring, facilitating student placements, groups or communities of practice and a commitment to your own continuous professional learning and development. You should have experience of working with a complex caseload, including participating in, presenting at, and/or chairing multi-disciplinary meetings.

When it comes to taking care of our employees, we are proud to offer:

  • Supportive team structure
  • Time for reflective supervision
  • A culture where your voice matters and opportunities are available to shape how we work together as a team, service and across the Council and partnerships.
  • We work in partnership with colleagues in Forth Valley NHS, affording excellent opportunities for joint training and working.
  • Bespoke training and a range of career development opportunities
  • Generous annual leave and mobile /flexible working supporting work life balance.
  • Competitive salaries
  • Local Government pension scheme and employee benefits and rewards scheme
  • Falkirk Council promote a flexible and home working policy.

You must hold a relevant Occupational Therapy qualification, be registered with the HCPC and will be required to undertake an updated PVG check.

Due to service redesign, applications are welcomed from experienced registered Occupational Therapists who meet our Advanced Practitioner criteria:

Minimum 3 years post qualifying experience, accompanied by:

  • Evidence of Post Graduate Qualification, or
  • Evidence of additional learning and development*, and
  • Management of Complex Cases

*commitment to undertake additional Post Graduate Qualification if required.

The posts are based within various locations across Falkirk and you may be required to work from other Falkirk Council premises.

You must have the ability to travel as per service demand.

For an informal discussion, please contact Team Manager, Gaynor Hamilton- gaynor.hamilton@falkirk.gov.uk