We have exciting opportunity for Level 3 Social Worker to join the George Eliot Hospital Social Care Team.
Joining our established team you'll be providing a social work service to a highly professional standard. The Hospital Social Care Teams work with all adult customer groups within Social Care & Support to assessing their needs and arranging support to meet Care Act eligible needs in partnership with health service staff.
Assessments are completed in all hospitals and other community settings to increase choice and control through personalisation, supported self-assessment and self-directed funding.
The teams have a mixture of staff skill sets and roles that include:
Social Care Workers
Age UK Social Subscribers
In addition, you’ll be communicating with a wide variety of clients, communities, partners and agencies as well as working on your own initiative, often in pressurised situations
Team members are supported by their colleagues and Team Leaders who deliver regular supervision and day to day support.
Staff also have access to regular training provided by Warwickshire County Council
The Hospital Social Care Service is based across a number of hospital sites in Warwickshire. The teams work very closely with our Health colleagues to facilitate timely safe, supportive and suitable discharges for our customers. It is an exciting time to join our team as we together look at innovative ways of delivering a 7 day service. There will be an expectation of working 1 in 4 weekends to provide managerial support to the teams.
We offer regular supervision, generous annual leave entitlement and excellent employee benefits package.
An Enhanced DBS will be required for these posts.
Hours: 37 hours per week
To be successful in this role it’s important you have a professional Social Work qualification and are registered with the Health and Care Professions Council. It’s also important you have strong analytical and communication skills both written and verbal and can work on your own initiative as well as collaboratively with individuals, families, carers, communities, colleagues and other agencies. With the ability to work to tight deadlines, often under pressure, whilst at all times maintaining composure and your professional stance, you will be used to making difficult decisions. With strong influencing, persuading and resilience skills you’ll also have child care experience and good IT skills.
Applicants should have experience of working with adults with care and support needs.
It is a must be HCPC registered in order to Practice.
This organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.
For further information please see the attached Job Description & Person Specification.
Additional Information & How to Apply
For further information about the role please contact the hiring manager: Tippy Khumalo on 02476 86 5038 or Tracey Archer on 01926 567132.
Closing Date: 21st December 2018
Interview Date: 22nd January 2019
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Rewards & Benefits of working for Warwickshire
It really is true that every single job role here at Warwickshire County Council contributes to bettering the lives of the people in our County; we want to do this for our employees, too. We are proud of our strong flexible working culture, including the opportunity for flexibility on working hours, technology to support remote working (such as light laptops and phones where the role allows).
Time to recharge is so important; we provide a generous holiday allowance which rises as you remain in employment with us. You get all Bank and public holidays off, plus all staff are given an extra day of holiday over Christmas.
As if that wasn’t enough, you’ll also have access to membership of the Local Government contributory pension scheme, childcare vouchers, a host of enhanced family friendly policies and some of the very best Learning and Development training courses to support your ongoing development.
We welcome applications from everyone and value diversity in our workforce.
Job Description & Person Specification