Social Care Worker

Location
Wolverhampton
Salary
£23,541 - £27,041
Posted
12 Oct 2020
Closes
26 Oct 2020
Job Ref
WLV000003152
Job Type
Social care
Contract Type
Permanent
Working Pattern
See advert details
Hours
Full-Time
Post: Social Care Worker

Hours: 37 Hours per week

Salary: Grade 5 PP 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 covers the West area of the City. Wolverhampton Adult Social Care has implemented Three Conversations methodology which is now fully embedded in our practice.

The successful applicant will complete conversations and arrange support for persons with social care needs and should be willing to embrace new challenges.

• The job involves direct contact and working with individuals, carers and families to promote independence and achieve the best outcomes for people in the community.

• To work collaboratively with colleagues within the social work teams and alongside service providers, police, health colleagues, voluntary partners and commissioners.

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 good communication and IT skills

• is willing to enhance their practice and has a flexible approach

• is able to promote independence and equal opportunities

• Is committed to reablement

• is proactive and organised

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 Kamla Leal or Balbir Hira on 01902 556084/01902 556083 for an informal discussion.

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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