Peripatetic Practitioner

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£18,744.63 - £20,765.17, Grade 6, 26.25 hours, Permanent
Job Type
Part Time

Are you caring and passionate about managing and supporting a team to deliver the best level of care to the people we support?

If so, then we may have the right position for you!

Our Peripatetic Service are seeking to appoint a Practitioner, working a 26.25 per week permanent contract.  This essential service works 7 days per week, 52 weeks a year, providing the best possible quality of care in the community.

The successful person will be prepared to work a 4-week rota which includes Am shifts 7.00am- 14:30 Eve shifts (2.30pm – 22-30pm).  The hours of work are on a rota basis, and the position does include weekends and bank holidays with enhanced rates of pay, and opportunities for overtime.

This exciting role will lead a team to deliver high quality care and support to the most vulnerable people of our district, meeting their needs, and promoting person centred care at every opportunity. 

This post is subject to the Fluency Duty under Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016. The post holder is required to demonstrate a proficient level of fluency under the Duty as detailed within the job specification for the post

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To enable service users to remain in their own homes by promoting independence and delivering a quality service.

To ensure individuals are treat with dignity and respect and to work alongside other professionals and agencies in a person-centred way to deliver effective services by working within national guidelines and standards.

With a salary of £26,421 to £29,269 (FTE) including 29 days holiday, there are lots of other benefits which make up our overall employee package, such as:

  • A career average pension scheme
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Employee Benefits scheme
  • Access to OHU
  • A strong commitment to training and development.
  • you must have the right to work in the UK and bring evidence along to prove this.
  • you must have the right to work in the UK and bring evidence along to prove this so people attend the event with the relevant documentation.

For further information, please contact Sharon Stones on 07471142521.

Want to Know More?

If you would like to know more about the role, the recruitment process or working for Wakefield Council feel free to contact Margarita Crofts.

Tel: 07583962806


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Wakefield Council is wholly committed to ensuring children and vulnerable adults are fully supported and safe. We are dedicated to the safeguarding of all children and vulnerable adults whilst promoting their welfare. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this responsibility.

DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service)

The successful applicant will be required to complete a Disclosure Application Form and to provide criminal conviction information.

Fluency Duty

This post is subject to the Fluency Duty under Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016. The post-holder is required to demonstrate an appropriate level of fluency under the duty as detailed within the job specification for the post.


In accordance with the Council Probation Procedure this post is subject to a 6-month Probationary Period.


Having a diverse workforce that is reflective of the communities we serve helps us to achieve the best outcomes for all. We encourage applications from everyone and actively seek to ensure that everyone feels included in the workplace so that we can make the most of our differences.

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This role expires 04/08/2024.
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