Social Workers - (Adult Intermediate Care Team) - Ref: SS02019
This is an exciting time to join Walsall Council’s Adult Intermediate CareTeam. We are a dynamic, welcoming team working with adults their carers and families. We support people from age 18 years onwards and work with individuals to build their confidence, and develop their skills following a hospital admission or fall. The Integrated team is made up of a Service Manager, Team Manager, 3 Advanced Practitioners, Social Workers, Social Care Facilitators, Occupational Therapist, Physiotherapy, Nurses and Rapid Response. We undertake assessments, support planning and reviews under the Care Act 2014, working closely with Health partners, Commissioners and many external agencies in order to provide an integrated approach to supporting individuals. Working in a strengths based and risk enabling manner to achieve best outcomes and increase individuals independence. We currently have 3 permanent full time vacancies for experienced Social Workers to join our team. We are looking for an enthusiastic, proactive and committed professionals to join our team, to help shape and deliver our service, and contribute to the development of a model of best practice. The successful applicants will be skilled in carrying out strengths based assessments and support planning under the Care Act 2014, completing comprehensive risk assessments, Mental Capacity assessments and Best Interest Decision Making. You should have experience of working within a multi-disciplinary setting, to include health partners and voluntary and community organisations. We are looking for a forward thinking team members who will promote and deliver positive outcomes for individuals and their carers. Therefore, you will need to demonstrate significant experience of working with vulnerable people leaving hospital. Integral to this role is having a comprehensive working knowledge and understanding of Making Safeguarding Personal and experience of undertaking safeguarding enquiries.
In return, we offer a supportive environment, where every level of the organisation is committed to ongoing practice development. We are committed to improving outcomes for service users and your continued professional development.
These posts are covered by the Code of Practice on the English Language Fluency Duty for public sector workers.
If you would like to discuss further, please contact Sarbjit Kaur 07881330168 or Donna Roberts 07767246329.
Closing date for applications: Sunday 13th October 2019Supporting documents
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