Practice Development Consultant - Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE)

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The Social Care Institute for Excellence work is a national charity with a clear vision of a society where care and support maximises people's choices, removes social inequality, and enables people to live fulfilling, safe and healthy lives.

To achieve this we research, evidence, share and support the implementation of best practice. We use this evidence and experience to shape policy and outcomes, and to raise awareness of the importance of social care and social work for creating a fair and equal society. Everything we do is informed by people with experience of care and support.

At the Social Care Institute for Excellence, we are driven by our values.

Progressive - always learning and developing

Inclusive - working together for equality, diversity and fairness

Credible - evidence-based, robust and reliable

Transparent - open and honest

Committed - focused on making a difference to people’s lives

Job Purpose:

The Practice Development Consultant role is a pivotal role in delivering SCIE’s support to improve social care practice locally. The post holder will work to engage key stakeholders, working alongside local authorities, social care providers and people with lived experience to transform social care.

The post holder will transform care by working on a range of projects with leaders and practitioners to develop strengths-based practice which delivers impact, and to develop system-wide, outcome-focused commissioning. The post holder will work to support organisations to recover from COVID-19, use data to drive better decisions and prevent demand escalating, and to optimise the use of technology to drive better care.

For a more detailed view of the Practice Development Consultant role, please click here.

How to apply:

If you want to be part of a great team that is passionate about improving social care, then please apply now! For your application to be considered, please include the following:

  • Completed application form, or if the form is not accessible for you, a full curriculum vitae (CV) and a covering letter explaining why you would be ideal for this role and addressing all the points in the person specification for the role.
  • Please also note if you are applying for the role as a full-time (35 hour) or part-time capacity (if part-time, how many hours per week) and your notice period in your current role.

We will be operating a rolling recruitment programme, so you are urged to apply as soon as possible.

  • No agencies or consultancies – we are looking for an experienced individual
  • UK resident applicants ONLY. You must already have the right to work within the UK

You may be asked to take a test as well as attend an interview, which would take place online and/or at SCIE's offices in Baker Street, London.

Please make sure that you have enclosed all the relevant documents with your application.

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