Social Worker

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
07/04/2020 23:59
Grade 6 – 8, (SCP 25 - 35), £28,785 - £37,849 (career progression scheme)
Job Category:
Social Care - Adult Service
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
The post is based at City Hospitals Kayll Road . The postholder may be expected to visit other locations in the course of their work as required. They will need to work in an agile way in accordance with the demands of the post.
Post Number:
Closing date:
7 Apr
Further Information

An exciting opportunity has arisen in our Hospital Social Work Team, for a highly motivated social worker who is enthusiastic and committed to working in a centered/strengths based way with customers and carers. You will be expected To undertake direct work with adults, their families and informal networks and to work in accordance with the policies of the Council and Sunderland Safeguarding Board. We also offer an attractive incremental progression.

The duties of the post include: -
Undertaking assessments, care and support planning and reviews.
Multi agency work and close partnership work with Customers, Carers and other professionals.

Successful candidates will have-
Excellent communication and social care assessment skills, plus a solid understanding of the relevant statutory frameworks, and best practice.
Ability to work as an individual and within a busy social work team
Ability to meet targets and deadlines, including management of Data Quality.
The desire and motivation to work closely with health partners and other professionals.

A commitment to a flexible approach to their work to meet demands
Ability to work as an individual and within a busy multi-disciplinary team.
Ability to be flexible and self motivated
SW England registered.

Sunderland City Council is committed to safeguarding vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment.

The post holder will be subject to a disclosure and barring check.

For further information or discussion, please contact Janette Hargreaves Team Manager, 0191 5699038.

Applications should be made on-line at northeastjobs.org.uk/sunderlandcitycouncil. For further assistance contact the Org Man & Resourcing Team by Telephone: 0191 561 1755 . Email: jobs@sunderland.gov.uk Please note that CV’s are not acceptable.

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered online with North East Jobs, including your invitation to any online assessment you are required to undertake and your invite to interview if you are short-listed. Please check your email inbox after the closing date for notifications as you may not be notified by any other means. Please remember to check your junk mail items.

Please be advised if you have not heard from us in six weeks after the closing date please assume you have not been shortlisted.