Social Worker - Mental Health (Adult Social Care) - Ref: SS02122

Location
Walsall, West Midlands
Salary
£34,373 - £39,571 per annum
Posted
04 Aug 2022
Closes
05 Sep 2022
Job Ref
SS02122
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern
Standard

Social Workers - Mental Health (Adult Social Care) - Ref: SS02122
Salary: G9 £34,373 - £39,571


Three contracts: 
1 x full time permanent
1 x full time temporary
1 x part time permanent 

Are you an experienced Social Worker with substantial post qualifying experience?  Would you like to work within an established Adult Locality Team? We are particularly interested in motivated and solution-focused practitioners who:

  • are interested in helping shape and deliver our services
  • can positively contribute to the development of a model of Strengths Based best practice; and
  • is ideally working towards a post qualifying award.

If this is you, come and work alongside a team of supportive Social Care and Occupational Therapy Practitioners.  You'll:

  • be expected to demonstrate a sound working knowledge of the Care Act, Mental Capacity Act and other legal frameworks
  • be experienced and confident in working with service users and their carers in the undertaking of the full range of duties, including timely and proportionate care and support assessments, strengths based support plans and outcome focussed reviews
  • have substantial experience of safeguarding adults together with experience of empowering service users and carers.

What we offer

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.  Take a look at the benefits we offer at go.walsall.gov.uk/employee-benefits.

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Closing Date: 5th September 2022

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.

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.

The post holder must have a social work qualification or equivalent and must have current registration with Social Work England.

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