Social Worker - Adult Services
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Band 10 - 12 £27,741 - £37,890 pa
Hours per week:
37 hours per week inclusive of occasional weekend working
Social Care - Adult Service
Hartlepool Borough Council is committed to providing high quality services to the people of Hartlepool. Devoting resources, energy and imagination; promoting well-being through effective social care partnerships.
You should have recent relevant experience of working in a Social Care Management setting dealing with enquiries from the public or agencies. A sound knowledge base and understanding of roles and responsibilities within Social Care is essential, ideally including knowledge of current developments and service pathways.
Under the umbrella of Safeguarding you will undertake social care assessments and support planning; monitor and review packages of support. You will need good administrative skills and a proven experience of developing, maintaining and inputting information on electronic based systems.
You will be able to demonstrate sound analytical skills and affective decision-making within appropriate timescales; demonstrate a person-centred approach and be able to act in a tactful and sensitive manner with people who access services.
The successful applicant will receive regular supervision and an annual appraisal, be well supported and have opportunities in respect of their career development, including experiencing a variety of roles within adult social care.
For informal discussion contact Bain Nyananyo, Team Manager, (01429) 284484
Hartlepool Borough Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The successful applicant will be required to undertake a DBS check via the Disclosure and Barring Service