Social Worker (Adult Intermediate Care) - Ref: SS02421

Location
Walsall, West Midlands
Salary
£33,782 - £38,890 per annum
Posted
12 Oct 2021
Closes
05 Nov 2021
Job Ref
SS02421
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern
Standard
Hours
Full-Time

Social Worker (Adult Intermediate Care) - Ref: SS02421

£33,782 - £38,890 per annum

This is an exciting time to join Walsall Adult Intermediate Care Services. 

Intermediate Care Service is a multi-disciplinary team operated jointly between Walsall Health Care NHS Trust and Walsall Adult Social Care. We are a dynamic, welcoming team working with adults, their carer’s and families.  The role entails supporting individuals to maximise their full potential, and promote their independence following an acute episode of illness or hospital admission. The team supports with rehabilitation, crisis intervention and preventing hospital admissions. We are committed to working in collaboration with partner agencies to achieve positive outcome for individuals.

We adopt a strength based approach in our practice and outcome focused support planning. Applicants are required to have substantial experience of safeguarding adults. The social worker role is expected to undertake statutory duties in line with the Care Act and Mental Capacity Act, and undertake duties expected of social workers in line with their Professional Capabilities Framework.

If you are a highly motivated and solution focused practitioner, who is interested in helping shape and deliver our services, and contribute to the development of best practice, then we would like to hear from you.

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. 

Applicants will need to be Social Work England registered.

For further information regarding this position please email Sarbjit.kaur@walsall.gov.uk

View Job Description & Employee Specification

Closing Date: 5 November 2021

These posts are 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.

Walsall Council takes seriously the responsibility to safeguard and promote the welfare of all the children and young people 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 children, young people and 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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