Social Care Facilitator - Ref: SS41618

Walsall Borough
G7 £25,212 - £29,614 per annum
10 Sep 2018
02 Oct 2018
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Social care
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Full time permanent
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Social Care Facilitators – Ref: SS41618
Salary G7 £25,212 - £29,614 per annum

This is an exciting time to join Walsall Council’s Adult Social Care service.  We have recently appointed a new and forward thinking leadership team that has brought a renewed focus on professional practice development across the workforce, to ensure we promote positive and improved outcomes for all our service users.

We now have a number of Social Care Facilitator, vacancies and we are looking for enthusiastic and committed people to join our team; to help shape and deliver our services, and contribute to the development of a model of best practice for the area.

We are currently looking for enthusiastic and motivated individuals with experience of working in social care to join our multi-disciplinary Teams. 

You will need to have a good knowledge of the Care Act principles and be able to work autonomously in the community to support service users and their carers completing home visits, assessments/reviews, and support planning and carer’s assessments.  You need to be aware of the signs of abuse and safeguarding principles and responsibilities under the Care Act.  You need to have good practice knowledge of the Mental Capacity Act, be able to complete Mental Capacity Assessments and Best Interest decisions and recognise DOLs criteria.

In return we will offer access to supportive experienced Team Manager and Advanced Practitioners, regular supervision, good peer support and a buddy system to support you.  We offer staff development through a range of training/support methods.

These posts are covered by the Code of Practice on the English Language Fluency Duty for public sector workers.

Walsall Council takes seriously the responsibility to safeguard and promote the welfare of all the children, young people and 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 this post.

Closing date: Sunday 30 September 2018


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