Social Worker

Location
Saltisford Office Park, Ansell Way, Warwick,CV34 4UL
Salary
£28,221 - £33,136
Posted
08 Feb 2019
Closes
03 Mar 2019
Job Ref
WARW000004621
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern
Standard

The Quality in Care Team is responsible for undertaking residential and nursing care reviews throughout Warwickshire. We also complete assessments for individuals who are self funding or Continuing Health Care funded in residential or nursing care and their circumstances have changed. We’re looking for a social worker to join our small, friendly team, helping us to develop our strength based approach with customers. Our primary office base is Saltisford Warwick, but you will be required to cover reviews and assessments anywhere within the county. 

The Role

37.0 Hours per Week

The salary is dependent on experience, we are looking to recruit Level 2 or Level 3 Social Worker. 

We are looking for a dynamic, self-motivated, experienced Social Worker to support our team in delivering good quality outcomes for customers in residential and nursing homes across Warwickshire. Primarily our customers are over 65, however we also undertake some project work with other specialist teams. The role will primarily focus on undertaking assessments for customers who are no longer funded by Continuing Health Care or by other means. You will be working closely with internal and external partners, therefore excellent communication and negotiation skills is essential.

If you want to be part of a small, stable and successful team and you enjoy a flexible based approach to work then we would like to hear from you. 

Key Requirements

To be successful in this role you’ll need a professional Social Work qualification and have current Health and Care Professions Council registration. As you’ll be managing a variety of relationships for our customers with internal and external stakeholders, it’s important you have strong communication skills, both written and verbal. It is important that you can work on your own initiative as well as collaboratively with individuals, families, carers, communities, colleagues and other agencies. You will be confident arranging and coordinating review and assessment meetings with a variety of participants.

You will be able to work to tight deadlines, with competing priorities. You will need to be confident in working remotely and using mobile technology.

 

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: Amber Milner - 07554 338564 / ambermilner@warwickshire.gov.uk or Emma Taylor 07721236318 / emmajtaylor@warwickshire.gov.uk 

Closing Date: 1st March 2019

Interview Date: 18th March 2019

To apply for this vacancy please click on the ‘Apply’ button.

Our method of application is online, you will also be required to upload a supporting statement of how you meet the essential criteria.

Please note, CV’s should not been submitted unless asked to do so.

If you are unable to apply using the 'Apply' button please contact the Recruitment Centre on recruitment@warwickshire.gov.uk, including your contact details and any relevant screenshots.

You will be notified of our shortlisting decision via email, so please check your email and WMJobs account on a regular basis after submitting your application.

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.

Supporting documents
Job Description and Person Specification Level 3 Social Worker
Job Description and Person Specification Level 2 Social Worker

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