Social Care Worker

2 days left

Location
Warwickshire County Wide
Salary
£24 491.00 - £27 041.00
Posted
23 Dec 2021
Closes
24 Jan 2022
Job Ref
RA0003072
Job Type
Social care
Contract Type
Permanent
Working Pattern
Standard
Hours
Full-Time

About the role:

 

We are seeking a Social Care Practitioner to join our Hospital Teams within Warwickshire, Posts available at St Cross Hospital Rugby, George Eliot Hospital Social and Warwick Acute Hospital.

Our teams also operates county wide and has bases in South of the County- Warwick, North Warwickshire, Rugby and Bedworth and teams comprises of Social Care Practitioners and Social Workers.

**If you wish to apply for this post, please ensure that your supporting statement (Personal Statement) is written directly to the headings of the Essential Criteria in the Person Specification with clear examples of how you meet each point. We do not accept CVs.**

As a hospital team, we are currently working on a hybrid model. The hybrid working model is a location-flexible arrangement, allowing employees to combine onsite and home working in line with our hybrid rota. At present we do two days in the office base and three days home working. This is subject to change as we continue to follow current Covid and government guidelines. 

You will be required to work with a variety of customers from 18 years and above who come into our acute and community hospitals. These include people with learning disabilities, physical disabilities, mental health, carers and their families and other professionals.

You will be required to undertake outcome focused assessments, support planning and reviews.  Focusing on strengths, you will enable customers to identify outcomes, meet their full potential and maximise their independence.  As a strong team player, you will be required to contribute to the development and promotion of the Hospital Teams, using imaginative, creative and innovative ways of meeting the support needs of adults and their carers. 

The roles require applicants to be able to work under pressure within hospital setting and discharge customers promptly.

 

 

About us:

In Warwickshire we put our people first - our customers, carers and our staff. We value and develop our workforce to ensure staff can provide the best care and protection possible for the people of Warwickshire. 

 

 

The benefits of working for Warwickshire:

*         Full induction

*         Regular supervision

*         Training opportunities

*         Childcare voucher scheme

*         Excellent local government pension scheme

 

Key requirements:

  • DRIVER’S LICENCE IS ESSENTIAL for the role as you will be expected to complete reviews post discharge, some reviews might include going to customer’s homes where appropriate.
  • Be able to work 5 days over 7 days, to support a streamline service and support timely discharges. The hospital teams currently work one weekend in a Month (4 weekly Rota). Candidates should be prepared to work weekends
  • To work closely with the Multidisciplinary Health & Social Care team




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  • To participate fully in the duties of the team, including team meetings and other meetings determined by the Team Leader and/or Operations Manager.
  • Hospital Social Care Experience will be desirable- practitioners should be willing to learn within a fast-paced environment.
  • In Warwickshire, we use the Mosaic IT System- Knowledge of Mosaic will be desirable but training will be provided.

Additional Information:

For full Job Description and Person Specification click link here.

 

This organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.

You will need to be able to provide evidence via the NHS App to prove you have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to be suitable for this role.

For further information about the role please contact Hiring managers Tippy Khumalo, tippykhumalo@warwickshire.gov.uk

Closing Date: 24th of January 2021

Interview dates: 14th and 16th of February 2021

To apply for this vacancy please click on the 'Apply' button.
 
Our method of application is online, please note, CV’s should not been submitted unless asked to do so. 

 
If you are unable to apply using the 'Apply' button please contact the Recruitment Centre on hrandpayroll@warwickshire.gov.uk including your contact details and any relevant screenshots.
 
You will be notified of our shortlisting decision via email, so please check your email on a regular basis after submitting your application. 

  

As part of being a Disability Confident employer we guarantee to interview anyone with a disability whose application meets the minimum criteria for the post. By ‘minimum criteria’ we mean that you must provide us with evidence in your application form which demonstrates that you generally meet the level of competence required for each competence, as well as meeting any of the qualifications, skills or experience defined as essential in the person specification. 

  

Should you require application forms in an alternative format / language or any adjustments to be made throughout the application process or upon appointment, please contact hrandpayroll@warwickshire.gov.uk  and we will make every effort to meet your specific requirements. 

  

Warwickshire County Council (WCC) is committed to equality of opportunity for all employees and is keen to address areas of under representation in its workforce, this is because we really understand the importance of different voices, experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds within our workforce. Therefore, we strongly encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups. WCC has a number of staff network groups which provide peer support and safe spaces for employees who hold these and other identities. See more.

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