Social Care Worker

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£23,541 - £27,041
12 Oct 2020
25 Oct 2020
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Job Type
Social care
Contract Type
Fixed Term Contract
Working Pattern
Adult Social Care West Team

Albert Road




Hours: 37 Hours per week (FIXED TERM until 31.3.21)

Salary: Grade 5 LPP 12 -16 - (£23,541 – 27,041)

An exciting opportunity has arisen to recruit a Social Care Worker who will support professionally qualified Social Work staff in a busy locality team. Wolverhampton is a culturally diverse area and the team cover the West area of the City. Wolverhampton Adult Social Care has implemented Three Conversations methodology - the successful applicant will complete conversations for customers with social care needs.

The post is varied and the successful applicant should be willing to embrace new challenges.

• The job involves direct contact and working with individuals, carers, families, groups and communities, health, police, voluntary partners, commissioners, service providers

• To work collaboratively with colleagues within the social work teams and alongside agencies, providers, health, colleagues in order to promote the best outcomes for vulnerable Adults both with Learning and Physical Disabilities

We are looking for someone who:

• has experience of working with older people, people with physical disabilities, people with learning disabilities and their carers

• has a flexible approach

• is willing to enhance their practice

• is able to promote independence and equal opportunities • Is committed to reablement and the use of universal services

• has good written and IT skills.

In return we will offer you:-

• Regular supervision

• The opportunity of working in a supportive and innovative team.

• An opportunity to be creative and flexible in your work

• Agile working

If you are interested in knowing more about the post, please contact Balbir Hira or Kamla Leal – 01902 556083/01902 556084 for an informal discussion.

All applicants should note that this post will require an enhanced DBS check.

City of Wolverhampton Council are committed to representing Wolverhampton’s diverse community and therefore strongly encourage applications from all applicants meeting the essential criteria. The council operates a guaranteed interview policy for disabled candidates, those who have previously been under our care and are over the age of 25 and veterans who have served in the military, where it is evidenced that the essential criteria of the post are met.

Our application system is anonymous, this means recruitment interview panel members will not receive details of your name or date of birth unless you are invited to attend an interview. We are not able to hide personal information from any attachments that you upload so we request that you remove your name, date of birth and any personal information from any supporting documentation. The shortlisting panel will receive your candidate pack in full (including any attachments) showing your candidate number. If you are invited to attend an interview, panel members will be provided with your name.

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