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Social Worker - OAIT

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
07/12/2018
Advert End Date:
30/12/2018 23:59
Salary:
£26,470 - £33,136 per annum
Hours per week:
37 hours per week
Job Category:
Social Care - Adult Service
Vacancy ID:
182108
Employment Location:
Darlington
Post Number:
009621

Job details 

Closing date:
30 Dec


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Further information

We are passionate and relentless in our aspirations for adults promoting strength based assessments and maximising independence.

Our improvement journey is fast-paced, ambitious and exciting,
- A senior leadership team that is highly visible.
- Increased social work capacity, enabling sustainable reductions in caseloads.
- Social Workers who feel well supported, with regular supervision and training.

Achieving the best outcomes for adults is at the core of our practice, with Social Workers who are creative and forward-thinking.

Social Work caseloads are maintained at a manageable level due to increased investment in our social work capacity. This allows time for good reflective practice, enabling our staff to focus on achieving the best possible outcomes.

As a result of ongoing staff engagement we have invested significantly in improving working conditions and continue to do so. We have brought our safeguarding social work teams together, enabling better support between them, and continue to build on the successful implementation of our new case management system.

Do you want a manageable caseload and to be part of a service where supervision and support from knowledgeable team managers is an expectation?

Are you looking for a new challenge in Adult Social Care?

Are you passionate about adults and strength based assessments?

Are you a qualified Social Worker seeking to promote positive outcomes with adults at every opportunity?

Do you want to work in a borough where travel time is minimal, that offers extensive training and has recently invested in a new up to date caseload management system?

Do you want to be part of a council where senior managers are visible and understand the challenges of social work and where ingenious and innovative social work is welcome?

Social work is changing in Darlington and as a Council we have had increased investment in our Adult's Services. We are passionate about and committed to delivering excellent services and outcomes.

For detailed information on this role, please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification.

For a further informal discussion, please contact Phil Jones, Acting Team Manager, Short Term and Review Team on 01325 406167.

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