Social Worker (Changing Futures Programme)
Directorate: Social Care, Health Integration and Wellbeing
Section: Adult Social Care
Grade: Level 10
Hours: 37 hours
Close date: 23rd January 2022
This advert is open to Internal and external applicants
This post is temporary, fixed term until March 2024.
Stoke-on-Trent City Council as part of the Changing Futures Programme are recruiting to a range of new posts, seeking a diverse team to join us and make a lasting difference.
Stoke-on-Trent City Council are the lead body in a partnership of organisations to deliver the DLUHC Changing Futures programme. This ambitious new programme will support people facing multiple disadvantage, including discrimination, homelessness, domestic abuse, mental health, drug and alcohol and interactions with the criminal justice system.
The programme's aims are: To improve the way that local systems and services work for people experiencing multiple disadvantage who are traditionally not well served by services. To use the learning from this to influence future government programmes and policy Promoting equality and diversity, and co-production with people with lived experience are central to the programme.
About the role: A qualified Social Worker, the post holder will be required to undertake a range of tasks in relation to the Changing Futures Programme, as allocated by a Social Work Team Manager. You should have excellent communication skills and feel comfortable to pick up new and existing cases related the the cohort of Adults with multiple disadvantages. The post will require you to work in various locations city wide. You will promote equality, diversity and inclusion, learning and system change throughout.
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).
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call us on 01782 238189.