Lead Practitioner, Open to flexible working

Warwick, Warwickshire
£38,237 - £40,057 per annum
03 Oct 2017
13 Oct 2017
Contract Type

Lead Practitioner, Open to flexible working

An opportunity has arisen for a Lead Practitioner to join the Mental Health Management Team. You will be part of the front line operational management of adult mental health services in Warwickshire. As a Lead Practitioner you will be working closely with health colleagues and partner agencies. Warwickshire provides an integrated Mental Health service. 

The Role

37.0 Hours per Week

Although you will not have direct line management responsibilities for staff you will work closely with team managers and also provide professional supervision for social care staff. 

Key Requirements

The qualities we are looking for in the successful candidate: 

  • Positive leadership qualities. 
  • Previous experience of managing/supervising staff, and the ability to effectively engage and support staff. 
  • A client focused approach 
  • The ability to work flexibly and creatively 
  • To be able to work independently as well as part of a team 
  • Ability to identify service improvements 
  • The ability to positively represent the service in a wide variety of forums 

The ideal candidate will be an Approved Mental Health Professional (AMHP) and have extensive knowledge and experience in mental health. You will be expected to be an excellent role model and motivator who will guide staff towards improved practice. 

This organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.

Closing Date: 13 October 2017

Interview Date: 24 October 2017

Rewards & Benefits of working for Warwickshire

It really is true that every single job role here at Warwickshire County Council contributes to bettering the lives of the people in our County; we want to do this for our employees, too. We are proud of our strong flexible working culture, including the opportunity for flexibility on working hours, technology to support remote working (such as light laptops and phones where the role allows).

Time to recharge is so important; we provide a generous holiday allowance which rises as you remain in employment with us. You get all Bank and public holidays off, plus all staff are given an extra day of holiday over Christmas.

As if that wasn’t enough, you’ll also have access to membership of the Local Government contributory pension scheme, childcare vouchers, a host of enhanced family friendly policies and some of the very best Learning and Development training courses to support your ongoing development.

We welcome applications from everyone and value diversity in our workforce.