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Adults Social Worker - Neurodiversity Team

Employer
Worcestershire County Council
Location
Worcester, Worcestershire
Salary
Salary: £29,777 - £39,186 per annum Plus market forces of £3000
Closing date
21 Jul 2024
Reference
REC#46793

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Adults’ Social Worker
Salary: £29,777 - £39,186 per annum Plus market forces of £3000
37 Hours per Week
Location: County Hall, Worcester
Permanent 

The Role: 

Do you enjoy making a difference to your local community? Are you curious and creative in your practice? Do you enjoy building lasting relationships?

If the answer is yes, then this is an opportunity for you.

The Adult Neurodiversity Team launched in April 2024 and we are looking for a number of full time social workers who will promote choice, control and independence, always ensuring that the service user is at the centre of this process.

The team are responsible for working with those who may have eligible care and support needs associated with a neurodiversity, learning difficulties and other associated conditions. Our aim is to work progressively with individuals, recognising and building on their talents and abilities, whilst also providing tailored support to eligible needs under the Care Act 2014.

No two days are ever the same in the Adults Neurodiversity Team (ANT), working with a wide range of individuals and situations. The work can be challenging and demanding but is ultimately rewarding, working to support individuals to develop their life chances. The team is supportive and knowledgeable, with people working together in a flexible way for the best outcomes for those we work with.

The encouragement for social workers to join this dedicated team underscores the local authority’s ongoing commitment to value and support the professional growth and contribution of social workers. This call to action provides specific contact details for those interested, highlighting an open invitation for exceptional individuals to become part of a team dedicated to continuous improvement and making a real difference in the community.


Benefits:

You’ll find an overview of the benefits Worcestershire County Council have to offer on our webpage Why work for us? | Worcestershire County Council, so do take a look!  Some of these offers include:
•    Great Holiday Entitlement: As well as bank holidays, you'll get 26 days paid holiday (pro rata for part-time staff). This goes up to 31 days when you have been with us for 5 years. If you get more than 26 days where you work now, don't worry because if you join us without a break, we'll match your holiday up to 31 days. If you’re successful and want to take advantage of this do let us know!
•    Brilliant Pension Scheme: The Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) is a nationwide, career average pension scheme and is a valuable part of the pay and reward package for employees working in local government.
•    Professional Learning & Development: This role has the opportunity for advancement into *** and/or ***. We actively encourage learning and development for all our staff should they want to progress further or explore other areas within the organisation.
•    Flexible Working: We are proud to offer hybrid working to provide a better work/life balance where possible.


How to Apply:

CV With Cover letter are invited to apply for this role. 
Please find the Job Description and Person Specification attached.
Please write your submission with consideration for the essential and desirable criteria on the Person Specification. This should include examples why you should be considered; the experience, skills and knowledge that you would bring to the post.
Please submit your CV with Cover Letter to Recruitment@worcestershire.gov.uk

Application Closing Date: Sunday 21st July 2024
Anticipated Interview Date: WC Monday 29th July 2024

Supporting Documents for Adults Social Worker - Neurodiversity Team

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The work we do at Worcestershire County Council matters! We are there for the most vulnerable people in society who need us the most, we are helping to build a successful and growing local economy, we protect our environment, we improve outcomes for our children, young people and families, and we help ensure our residents are healthier, live longer and have a better quality of life. In short, what we do makes a difference to people's lives!

With so many ways to contribute, the chances are we have a job opportunity that's the career for you.

Click here for Children's Social Work and Adult Social Work vacancies.
While you are working hard, doing your best for the people of Worcestershire, we will do our best to provide an environment that supports and inspires you.  Here are some of the top reasons why you should work here.

Notes for applicants

When you click 'apply', you will be re-directed to Worcestershire County Council's online application site.

To submit your application, you will need to login to our site (this is a separate login to WM Jobs).

First time applicants will be asked to create a new account.  Please note, you are only able to view the Job Description and Person Specification on the WM Jobs board not via Worcestershire County Council's online application site.

If you have a disability and require reasonable adjustments, please let us know. 

Contact details: recruitment@worcestershire.gov.uk

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Website
Telephone
01905 846666
Location
Worcestershire County Council
County Hall
Spetchley Road
Worcester
Worcestershire
WR5 2NP
GB

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