Head of Area Social Work Teams

Location
Worcestershire
Salary
Salary: £59,439 to £63,076
Posted
08 Jul 2021
Closes
25 Jul 2021
Job Ref
REC#26155
Contact
Recruitment Team
Contract Type
Permanent
Working Pattern
Standard
Hours
Full-Time

Head of Area Social Work Teams


Worcestershire County Council
Permanent
Hours:
35 per week
Salary: £59,439 to £63,076
Location: County Hall (Worcester) Parkside (Bromsgrove ) Kidderminster Library (Kidderminster)

Adult Social Care in Worcestershire is changing - be part of our transformation journey!

This is an exciting time to join Adult Social Care in Worcestershire. Our priority, working with partners, is to ensure that Worcestershire residents are healthier, live longer, have a better quality of life and remain independent for as long as possible and we are reshaping our services to deliver these outcomes.

We are looking for two dynamic individuals to lead, develop and manage Area Social Work services who support adults, including but not exclusively, older people, physical disabilities and adults who may have a vulnerability that requires some care and support.

Strength based social work, using the Three Conversation Model, is central to the delivery of social care in Worcestershire. The successful candidate will be passionate about person centered care, supporting people to achieve great outcomes, delivering the highest quality of support to residents of Worcestershire. You will do this in partnership with people, carers, other organisations and be committed to developing thriving communities. 

The ability to build and maintain effective partnerships at a senior operational and strategic levels will be a key part of the role.

If you have a Social Work qualification and registration and a passion for service improvement, true partnership work and a sound knowledge of adult social care, this could be the challenge for you.

Informal Enquires to Kerry McCrossan. Assistant Director of Adult Social Care – 01905 845273 or kmccrossan@worcestershire.gov.uk

TO APPLY: Please send your CV and expression of interest, written against the attached person specification, to Socialworkopps@worcestershire.gov.uk.

Closing date: 25th July 2021

Interview date: 10th August 2021

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