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Practice, learning and development

Adults toolkit

The adults practitioner toolkit has been designed in collaboration with practitioners to support social care practice across all of adults' services. Everything you need can be found in one place including legislation and good practice tips.

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An overview of our Adult’s Toolkit

Learning and development offering

We offer a comprehensive Learning and Development programme with opportunities to develop specialisms.

We provide a blended learning offer through online training, face to face courses and eLearning modules to Cambridgeshire County Council (CCC) employees enabling all of us to best serve the communities and citizens of Cambridgeshire.

Courses include:

  • Practice educator
  • AMPH
  • AMCP
  • PROACT-SCIPr-UK® – Positive range of options to avoid crisis and use therapy
  • Medication and healthcare

Incremental salary progression

An opportunity to move quickly through the pay scale increments.

Career pathways

Clear career pathways with plenty of opportunities to progress.

High standards of supervision across the service

Great Supervision practices allow social workers to make balanced decisions and feel supported in these. All managers are very supportive of personal development and there is a commitment across CCC to prioritise supervision.

Safe caseloads

We pride ourselves on our safe caseloads.

Teaching partnerships

CCC is part of the Greater Cambridgeshire Teaching Partnership and has strong links with Anglia Ruskin University. The benefits of these resources support our social workers to develop and offer lots of great opportunities.

Coaching offer

The Learning and development (L&D) team offer coaching with a focus on both personal and professional development.

Journals and subscriptions

You will be provided with access to the Journal of Social Work, Sage Knowledge and Research in  Practice subscription which offers evidence-based practice research.

Practice standards and quality team

The practice standards and quality team are there to facilitate sessions, offering the opportunities to turn small mistakes into big opportunities for learning.

Opportunity for social workers to influence and feed into practice

The practice standards and quality team encourage feedback and suggestions and want social workers to help shape practice.

"I like that the Practice Standards and Quality Team is known for celebrating practioner's strenght, promoting best practice and encouraging practitioners with their continuing professional development" - Rebecca, Practice Standards and Quality Officer

Join us and be part of an authority that has accepted the challenge to constantly improve.

You can get in touch with us today by calling Beth on 01223 699263.

Alternatively, you can email us on