Social Worker Level 2
Band 6 Experienced Social Workers in Newcastle Adult Social Care Community Team – 2 Full-Time posts available (37.5hrs pw)
An exciting opportunity has arisen to work as a Social Worker within the locality adult care team in Newcastle-Under-Lyme, Staffordshire. The successful candidates should have at leave three years post qualifying experience and previous experience in social work in a community setting is desirable. The post will involve undertaking assessments, support planning, review and safeguarding enquiries of vulnerable adults in line with the Care Act, 2014. The successful applicant will be required to complete mental capacity act assessments and best interest decisions in line with the Mental Capacity Act, 2005.
The remit of the service is to support the citizens of Staffordshire predominantly over the age of 18 with physical disabilities and older people over the age of 65 with physical and mental health disabilities.
You will be accountable to the Practice Lead and will have support from other senior colleagues as well providing peer support to your team.
The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment.
You will be working in partnership with colleagues within our wider care group and a good knowledge of the services available to support and promote independence in the home environment is essential.
It is highly desirable for the successful candidate to have either an Approved Mental Health Professional, Best Interest Assessor or Practice Educator qualification or the willingness to work towards obtaining one of these.
You will need to have a full driving licence and access to a car. This is both an interesting and challenging post for someone who has a commitment to improving outcomes for the citizens of Staffordshire.
For further information please contact Lynette Davies, Tel: 07793 299267 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
To apply, please visit: https://www.jobs.nhs.uk and search for 301-BK-21-114098