Social Worker (South Locality Team) - Ref: SS02021

Walsall, West Midlands
Salary G9: £33,782 - £38,890 per annum
03 Sep 2021
19 Sep 2021
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Social Worker (South Locality Team) - Ref: SS02021
37 hours per week (Working pattern Monday to Friday)
Salary G9: £33,782 - £38,890 per annum

We are seeking an experienced Social Worker with substantial post qualifying experience to work within Central Walsall (South Locality) Social Care Team

If you are a motivated and solution focused practitioner, who is interested in helping  shape and deliver our services, and contribute to the development of a model of best practice for the area, then we would like to hear from you. You will work alongside a Team of supportive and welcoming Social Workers and Occupational Therapy practitioners. You will be expected to demonstrate in-depth working knowledge of the Care Act, Mental Capacity Act and other legal frameworks and be an experienced and confident practitioner undertaking Care Act assessments, devising strengths based support plans and outcome focussed reviews. You will have substantial experience of safeguarding adults together with experience of empowering service users and carers.

In return, we offer regular supervision and peer group support, with a commitment to your ongoing career development and progression. We will ensure you are given the opportunity to access post qualifying training and ongoing development opportunities. 

This post is covered by the Government’s Code of Practice on the English Language Fluency Duty for public sector workers.  The post holder will be required to communicate verbally with customers and provide advice and/or information in accurate spoken English.

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Closing Date Sunday 19th September 2021

Walsall Council takes seriously the responsibility to safeguard and promote the welfare of all the children, young people and vulnerable adults entrusted to our care and it is our expectation that all staff will share this commitment. We will ensure continuous development and improvement of robust recruitment processes and procedures that promote a culture of safeguarding amongst our workforce. Completion of an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check is a requirement for working with vulnerable adults.  

Note: Applicants appointed to posts that require an enhanced DBS clearance must declare any periods of time that they have lived, studied or worked abroad and be prepared to provide an Overseas Criminal Records Certificate (OCRC) or a Statement of Good Conduct (SOGC) relating to anytime they were overseas.

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