Social Worker - South East Wellbeing Team

Job Description

Directorate: Social Care Health Integration & Wellbeing

Section: Adult Social Care

Location: Meir Education Centre

Grade: Level 10

Actual Salary: £36,648 - £39,186

Hours: 37

 

This advert is open to both Internal and External applicants.

 

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Social Worker to join the South East Community Wellbeing Team.

 

As a Social Worker on the team you will receive and manage incoming referrals, carrying a varied case load working under the framework of the Care Act and the Mental Capacity Act along with other appropriate legislation and guidance.

 

With a focus on relationship based social work you will be working in partnership with adults, carers and partner agencies.

 

Promoting a strengths-based approach, empowering people to achieve their outcomes, whilst ensuring the adult is at the centre of everything we do.

 

Social work responsibilities routinely include social care assessments for adults and carers, reviews, care and support planning.

 

This requires accurately maintaining client records alongside strong report writing and communication skills.

 

You will be supported with regular supervision, peer support and critical reflection.

 

Work can be varied and there are opportunities within the local authority to develop and specialise in your chosen area of social work in line with continuing professional development.

 

We welcome applications from Social Workers qualifying this year and support ASYE. Furthermore, any social workers who wish to transition from other areas.

 

Support will be provided We support hybrid working and have flexible working policies in place to support your wellbeing.

 

You will be joining a supportive well-established community-based team with a diverse mix of workers, skills and experience.

 

We have strong networks in the community and we are working to continue promoting this to support our local community.

 

If you would like to discuss this further please contact Team Manager Cheryl Flowers on 01782 234142 cheryl.flowers@stoke.gov.uk

 

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all our employees and volunteers to share this commitment.  This position is exempt under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the successful applicant will be subject to a criminal record check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

 

Please note that if an employee who is currently at risk of redundancy within the organisation applies for this vacancy their application will receive priority.  If this happens you will be advised accordingly.

 

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

Stoke-on-Trent City Council values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this - we therefore encourage applications from all sections of our community. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees - a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed together.

 

To Apply - please visit our website https://webrecruitment.stoke.gov.uk/wrl/ If you have any queries or want an application form in another format, please email recruitment@stoke.gov.uk or call us on 01782 238189.