Social Worker

Saltisford Office Park, Ansell Way, Warwick,CV34 4UL
£27,394 - £29,854 per annum
06 Jan 2017
25 Jan 2017
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The Physical Disability and Sensory Service works with adults across Warwickshire. We are a new a service of committed staff working with adults with a physical disability and/or sensory.

We’re looking for a qualified Social Worker to join our service.  This is a busy team committed to meeting the needs of our customers and carers and providing a supportive and holistic assessment and care management process, using mobile working and technology to improve ways of working.

The Role

37.0 Hours per Week

Joining our new team, you’ll be managing a caseload and travelling the county.  Responsible for providing assessment and care management support to adults with a physical and/or sensory disability within Warwickshire you’ll be undertaking new assessments; transitions from Children's services; Safeguarding work and working with vulnerable adults.   You will work in a person centred way to promote personalisation and empower individuals to make choices, supporting them in achieving their current goals in aiding and enabling them. 

In addition you'll be communicating with a wide variety of clients, communities, partners and agencies as well as working on your own initiative, often in pressurised situations and help the wider team as necessary.

Key Requirements

To be successful in this role it’s important you have a professional Social Work qualification; are registered with the Health and Care Professions Council and have experience of working with customers with physical and or sensory needs.  It’s also important you have strong analytical and communication skills both written and verbal and can work on your own initiative as well as collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders. 

Strong planning and organising, with the ability to work to tight deadlines, often under pressure, whilst at all times maintaining composure and your professional stance, you’ll be used to thinking creatively and making difficult decisions.  With strong influencing, persuading and resilience you’ll be used to dealing with confidential information with tact and discretion; have good IT and recording skills.

Additional Information & How to Apply

This organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.

For further information about the role please contact Julie Fellows 01926 74 2283

Our method of application is online. If you are unable to apply using the 'Apply for this job' link please contact the Recruitment Centre.

You will be notified of our shortlisting decision via email, so please check your email and WMJobs account on a regular basis after submitting your application.

Telephone:01926 418125

Please note that all applications must be received on an application form. We do not accept CV's and do not keep CV's on file unless part of an application.

Closing Date: 23rd January
Interview Date: 3rd February

Previous applicants need not apply

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