Social Worker (Adult Social Care) - Ref: SS00922

Walsall, West Midlands
£34,373 - £39,571 per annum
05 Aug 2022
12 Aug 2022
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Social Workers (Adult Social Care) - Ref: SS00922

  • 37 hours per week (Working pattern Monday to Friday)
  • Salary G9: £34,373 - £39,571 per annum

We are seeking an experienced Social Workers with substantial post qualifying experience to work within an established Adult Locality Teams. Ideally candidates will have or working towards a post qualifying award.

We are particularly interested in motivated and solution-focused practitioners, who are interested in helping shape and deliver our services, who can positively contribute to the development of a model of Strengths Based best practice.

You will work alongside a Team of supportive Social Care and Occupational Therapy practitioners and will be expected to demonstrate a sound working knowledge of the Care Act, Mental Capacity Act and other legal frameworks. You will 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. You will have substantial experience of safeguarding adults together with experience of empowering service users and carers.

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. 

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Closing date: 12 August 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.

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