Practice Consultant

Job Description

It’s an exciting time to join the Social Care Community Engagement Team. We have some bold changes happening in Norfolk and we want to find the very best social care staff to be part of our future.


The Social Care Community Engagement Team is at the forefront of the ‘Living Well’ roll out and the implementation of the 3 Conversations Model and its’ strengths-based approach to Social Care. You will need to be either an HCPC registered Occupational Therapist or Social Work England registered Social Worker, with three years post qualifying social care/health employment. The successful candidate would be someone who is keen to work innovatively, strive for improvements, and contribute to the change agenda, particularly in shaping the ‘front door’ services for the future.


You will have the opportunity to manage and support a team of case holding Assistant Practitioners and Occupational Therapists working across all adult social services disciplines in a fast-moving and dynamic environment. You will take a lead role in team including managing workflow and providing casework consultancy to Assistant Practitioners.  You team will also work closely with your locality colleagues to ensure 3 Conversation Model implemented.


If you are motivated and have a passion for supporting adults in need of care and support at a time of crisis and want to take the next step in your career - you are the type of practitioner, we are looking for.


You will have the opportunity to develop your professional knowledge through further training as a Best Interest Assessor, Approved Mental Health Practitioner or Practice Educator roles.


SCCE operates remotely/home working at present.  When we return to officed based work, there will be continued opportunities to work remotely.


You would be joining a vibrant and very supportive new team. If you would like to discuss this opportunity you are encouraged to call Andy Walter on 01603 306621, Cathy Murdoch on 01603 638416 or Vanessa Aguado on 01603 306696.


All our office-based roles are currently working from home as part of our Smarter Working plans and to support the health and safety of all our colleagues. We anticipate that working remotely will be a key feature of this role and when offices re-open your office base will be County Hall, Norwich.  Our technology platform and equipment are first class, enabling you to connect and collaborate remotely. We ask that you have in place good Broadband connectivity.