Social Worker (RIACT)

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 26/01/2020 23:59
£27,905 - £33,799 Annually
Hours per week:
37 hours per week
Job Category:
Social Care - Adult Service
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Post Number:
Closing date:
26 Jan
Further Information

Would you like to be a member of our high functioning Reablement Team, we are passionate and relentless in our aspirations for Adults living in Darlington, 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 manageable levels due to increased investment in our reablement service. This allows time for good reflective practice, enabling our staff to focus on achieving the best possible outcomes.

Our reablement service has under gone a significant review and we are now at the point of implementing our changes, this is an exciting time to join our forward thinking team.

Core skills:
Care Act 2014
Strength based and person centred assessments
Reablement assessments
Care and support needs assessments
Support planning
Multi-disciplinary working
Hospital discharges
Mental capacity act assessments
Continuing health care

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

Are you passionate about Adults and strength based assessments and promoting independence?

Are you looking to work jointly with occupational therapist and be part of an integrated service?

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?

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 to the Adults of Darlington.

We are seeking to recruit a Social Workers to work in our Reablement team based at Hundens lane, we are a collated team with our Health Colleagues.

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

For a further informal discussion, please contact Carmel Reilly, Team Manager, on 01325 342111 or Sarah Watson, Senior Practitioner, on 01325 342111.

An online application form and further information are available from www.darlington.gov.uk/job-vacancies. Alternatively, you can contact Xentrall Recruitment Services, Tel: (01642) 526992 or email: recruitment@xentrall.org.uk

Please note
This job is closed for applications.