Birmingham City Council

Social Worker

Location
Birmingham
Posted
12 Jul 2022
Closes
10 Aug 2022
Job Ref
167
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern
Standard
Hours
Full-Time

Adults Social Workers

Grade 4 - Salary £28,226 - £35,336 

Golden Hello payment - £1,000 + £5,000 per annum see below for further details and conditions 

Be Bold. Be Birmingham. Be your best in Adult Social Care.

Join our ambitious, innovative team and you can have the best of both worlds – the autonomy to bring new ideas and manage your own workload, combined with ongoing support and supervision.

About the role

Working with adults, including some with complex needs, and their carers, your role will involve creating support and enablement plans, arranging services and ensuring that plans are monitored and reviewed to ensure citizens’ wellbeing and safety.

There are opportunities to collaborate with colleagues from other agencies to develop services appropriate to people’s individual needs relating to culture, religion, age, gender, sexuality and disability. So, as well as working to enable the independence and quality of life of citizens, you can play a key role in helping us to keep improving the quality of our service. 

About us 

Birmingham is a vibrant, courageous, resilient city, where great things are happening. And that goes far beyond hosting the 2022 Commonwealth Games. It’s about the renewed investment, ongoing regeneration and the fierce ambition we have for the future of our brilliant city and citizens. 

We’re not afraid to say we want to be the best in adult social care – because that means better outcomes for the individuals we’re all here for. We make sure our teams have what they need to be at their best, too. The diversity of our communities and scale of our service means a greater variety of social care challenges and more scope for innovation. Whether you’re in one of our 10 teams piloting new systems or bringing your own bold ideas to approach the way we work, you can find lots of ways to keep learning and growing.

About you

You should be eligible to be registered with Social Work England

We’d like you to bring:

  • Direct experience of delivering a social work service to vulnerable adults.
  • A clear understanding of the key values, legislation and methods guiding adult social care. 
  • The ability to work in partnership with citizens, carers and other agency professionals in multi-disciplinary team settings.
  • Commitment to ongoing team service improvement as well as your own continuing professional development.

What we offer in return

We’re committed to creating an environment that promotes diversity and inclusivity, healthy lifestyle choices, wellbeing and balance. We’ll empower you to be the best you can be, with coaching, mentoring and training programmes that meet your professional and personal development needs at every stage of your career with us.  

We’re also proud to offer:

  • Family friendly policies.
  • A range of benefits, including membership of the West Midlands Pension Fund, discounted gym membership and a confidential employee assistance programme.
  • 29 days’ annual leave increasing with length of service, plus the option to purchase additional days.
  • Reimbursement of professional fees
  • Golden Hello payment - £1,000, (upon external appointment)
  • Recruitment & Retention Payment - £5,000 per annum (paid monthly over a 12month period, pro rota for part time staff)

Be Bold. Be Birmingham. Apply today.

Find out more at beyourbestinadultsocialcare.co.uk

For informal enquires please contact Sharon C Stanley via email at Sharon.C.Stanley@birmingham.gov.uk

Please upload a Supporting Statement via the attachments on to your application. This is required, you need to describe how your experience and skills fit the essential criteria for the role as specified in the Person Specification; please note that we do not accept CVs. 

Closing date Thursday 11 August 2022 - 12 Noon   

Ref:  BCC167

A Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check will be undertaken

Proof of Right to work in the UK will be required for all applicants in accordance with UK Home Office requirements, before any employment offer can be confirmed. Non-UK applicants (excluding Ireland) may need to apply for a visa from the UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) and may require a Certificate of Sponsorship from Birmingham City Council for a skilled worker visa (if the job is eligible).

 

Job Description and Person Specification

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