Social Worker - Adults

Elgar House, Hereford
£28,785.00 to £32,878.00
15 Aug 2019
15 Sep 2019
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Location: Elgar House
Salary: £28,785.00 to £32,878.00
Hours: 37.00
Closing Date: 15/09/2019
Interview: 23/09/2019

This is an exciting time for Social Workers to join Herefordshire Council’s adult social care Young Adults (Transitions) Team. Recent innovation and service transformation has enabled us to enhance the workforce and create several exciting developmental posts and opportunities to practice differently throughout our teams.

Working with local communities and developments, opportunities are growing to support our ambition to help adults live productive, safe, healthy and independent lives. Our community broker scheme recently winning an award for innovation. This means our multi-skilled teams enable us to be responsive to individuals whatever their needs.

We are now looking for registered Social Workers who are confident and able to practice from a strengths based perspective and who understands the vital importance in achieving the best start to adulthood for our younger people. Herefordshire Council is passionate about training and career progression for our social workers in both adults and children’s services and career progression is our strength.
Herefordshire is one of the most beautiful counties in England with some delightful market towns, picturesque villages and a blend of the traditional and modern in the city of Hereford - modern shopping facilities and an ambition for change. Herefordshire is a naturally beautiful, lively county. It hosts a thriving artistic community with exhibitions, film festivals, independent shops, theatres and numerous live music venues.

To find out more about how Hereford is changing click here

We welcome applicants whatever their personal characteristics or social identity. All requests for flexible working arrangements and reasonable adjustments will be considered. All disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria of the job are guaranteed an interview.

What else do we offer?

Relocation payment of up to £5,000
HCPC registration paid
Benefits with Herefordshire Council
Flexible working including the possibility of part time.
Holidays: 25 days per year plus 2 days unpaid at Christmas (pro rata for part time)
Pension: LGPS pension scheme

Pick your perks – our benefits include access to a range of retail, leisure, holiday and health benefits. This includes savings, cash back and discounts. We also offer an employee assistance programme that means you will have access to confidential support and advice if you ever need it.

PLEASE NOTE: Applicants must apply online for this vacancy, We do not accept emailed CV’S. Your application should include a CV and an accompanying statement of no more than 2 sides of A4 showing how your experience meets the person specification.

Please specify whether you have a disability.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. If you would like to obtain details regarding feedback on your application please contact Hoople Resourcing at:

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