Social Worker (South Locality Team) - Ref: SS03920

Walsall, West Midlands
Salary G9: £33,448- £38,506 per annum
19 Apr 2021
17 May 2021
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Social Worker (South Locality Team) - Ref: SS03920
Salary G9: £33,448- £38,506 per annum
37 hours per week (Working pattern Monday to Friday)

We are seeking an experienced Social Worker with substantial post qualifying experience to work within Central Walsall (South Locality) Social Care Team

If you are a motivated and solution focused practitioner, who is interested in helping shape and deliver our services, and contribute to the development of a model of best practice for the area, then we would like to hear from you. You will work alongside a Team of supportive and welcoming Social Care and Occupational Therapy practitioners. You will be expected to demonstrate in-depth working knowledge of the Care Act, Mental Capacity Act and other legal frameworks and be an experienced and confident practitioner undertaking Care Act assessments, devising strengths based support plans and outcome focussed reviews. You will have substantial experience of safeguarding adults together with experience of empowering service users and carers.

In return, we offer regular supervision and peer group support, with a commitment to your ongoing career development and progression. We will ensure you are given the opportunity to access post qualifying training and ongoing development opportunities. 

This post is covered by the Government’s Code of Practice on the English Language Fluency Duty for public sector workers.  The post holder will be required to communicate verbally with customers and provide advice and/or information in accurate spoken English.

View Job Description and Employee Specification

Closing date: 17 May 2021

View: Information for Applicants

Please note that the ‘Apply’ link will open a new website (Taleo Careers), for which you will need to create an account to enable you to apply.

Walsall Council takes seriously the responsibility to safeguard and promote the welfare of all the children, young people and vulnerable adults entrusted to our care and it is our expectation that all staff will share this commitment. We will ensure continuous development and improvement of robust recruitment processes and procedures that promote a culture of safeguarding amongst our workforce. Completion of an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check is a requirement for working with vulnerable adults.  

Note: Applicants appointed to posts that require an enhanced DBS clearance must declare any periods of time that they have lived, studied or worked abroad and be prepared to provide an Overseas Criminal Records Certificate (OCRC) or a Statement of Good Conduct (SOGC) relating to anytime they were overseas.

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