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Experienced Social Worker - Adult Care

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
31/07/2020
Advert End Date:
18/08/2020 12:00
Salary:
£35,934 to £37,849 per annum
Hours per week:
37
Job Category:
Social Care - Adult Service
Vacancy ID:
199233
Employment Location:
Belmont House
Closing date:
18 Aug
Further Information

This is Redcar and Cleveland. We are an ambitious council keen to build on our strong track record of innovation and partnership working, ensuring that we create a flourishing future for the borough and all of its residents. Key to this is a committed workforce who always gives their best. Offering a fast paced, progressive working environment, Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council is a great career move.

The Adults & Communities Directorate consists of three strands, Adult Social Care, Community Development, and Public Health. Our aims are to continue to provide essential and highly valued services and to build capacity to enable local communities to make lasting change, improve quality of life and prosperity. As a directorate, we lead on developing a culture of co-operation and co-production, respecting and nurturing the skills and talents of local people and enabling them to fulfil their potential.

We are looking to recruit a highly motivated and experienced social worker for a busy Adult Access Team. This is an exciting opportunity to work within a dynamic, enthusiastic, supportive and fast paced environment which is positively responding to the demands and requirements of The Care Act 2014. The team support Adults with varying needs and situations across the borough.

The suitable candidates will be highly motivated, organised and enjoy working autonomously as well as part of a team. You will be required to work within legislative frameworks to deliver a high standard of care to users and carers of the service. The key role of this post would be to ensure that the needs of adult's within Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council are care managed and reviewed appropriately according to current legal, government and departmental policy, guidance and procedures.

The team covers a broad area and will require frequent travel between venues across the borough, a full driving licence and access to a motor vehicle is required for this role.

The council is an accredited Investors in People employer at gold level and holds ambassador status for the North East Better Health at Work Award.
We offer very attractive terms and conditions of employment, including generous annual leave entitlement, flexible working hours (where appropriate), membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme and access to numerous other salary sacrifice schemes and staff benefits/discounts, including a lease car scheme.

Please ensure you refer to the essential and desirable criteria detailed in the Person Specification when completing your application as these are used to select candidates for interview.

For more information please contact the Team Manager: - Caroline Rust on 01642 444485.

The authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children/young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and an enhanced disclosure & barring service check (DBS) will be sought.