Social Worker - Health and Social Care Team
37 hours per week
x1 Fixed Term Contract Post ending 31/03/2022
An exciting opportunity has become available for Social Workers to join the Health & Social Care team at New Cross Hospital.
We are looking for:
- Substantial qualified social work experience of working with adults and their carers
- Active promotion of the customer’s wellbeing, independence and reablement
- The ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team
- Safeguarding experience
- Experience of working within a hospital setting or facilitating hospital discharges
- Social Work England registration
In return we will offer:
- Regular supervision and group reflection
- The opportunity of working in a supportive and innovative team
If you are interested and wish to know more about the post please contact either Sheena Jenkins, Sally Morris or Chris Evans (Social Work Unit Managers) on telephone number: 01902 695780.
All applicants should note that these posts will require an enhanced DBS check.
As part of the interview process, candidates will be required to undertake a written exercise and a panel interview as follows:
Written exercise will take place on-line on Thursday 11 March 2021
Formal panel interviews will be held on Monday 15th and Tuesday 16th March 2021
For information on working in Social Care for City of Wolverhampton Council please go to:
As you will be aware, due to COVID-19 we may be unable to meet with you in person, in which case arrangements will be made to undertake the recruitment process virtually. Further details will be sent out to shortlisted candidates after the closing date has passed.
You will be notified on the outcome of your application form as soon as possible after the closing date.
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.
Redeployees closing date Tuesday 23 February 2021
Internal and external candidates closing date 3rd March 2021Supporting documents
Job Description and Personal Specification