Directorate: Social Care Health Integration and Wellbeing
Section: Adult Social Care
Location: Stoke North Children’s Centre
Grade: Level 13
Actual Salary: £16,468.84 - £17,614.94
This advert is open to Internal and External applicants.
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the North Well-Being Team as a Senior Social Worker.
The post requires an individual who has a sound knowledge of Social Work practice, legislation and its related statutory responsibilities along with an understanding of the available local resources and systems.
Working with colleagues in the local authority, health economy and voluntary sector we aim to maximise the independence of individuals using a strength-based approach.
The post has responsibility for the line management of staff and therefore supervisory experience is valuable and a focus on outcomes, performance, staff wellbeing, recruitment and retention and strengths-based approach to intervention.
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).
Please note that if an employee who is currently at risk of redundancy within the organisation applies for this vacancy their application will receive priority. If this happens you will be advised accordingly.
Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
Stoke-on-Trent City Council values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this – we therefore encourage applications from all sections of our community. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees – a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed together.
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