Social Worker

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 25/10/2020 23:59
Grade 6 - 8 (SCP 25-35) £29,577 - £38,890 - per annum
essential car user
Job Category:
Social Care - Adult Service
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Multiple Locations within the service, across the City including hospital and community settings.
Post Number:
50090428,50090429, 50090430, 50090431,50090432,50090433
Closing date:
25 Oct
Further Information

Fixed term form 6 months - 6 positions

Several exciting opportunities have arisen within Adult Social Care for highly motivated, qualified, experienced social workers. The posts are fixed term for 6 months to support our hospital discharge pathways work. You will be enthusiastic and committed to working with customers and carers in a person centered way using a strengths based approach. You will be required to work in a variety of locations including hospital and community settings and be flexible in your ability to support a demand led approach to the deployment of staff resource. This includes the flexibility to work in a team which covers a period of 8am – 8pm, 7 days per week, if required.

The duties of the post include:-
:- Undertaking screening evaluation, assessments, 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, (including current Government guidance on hospital discharge pathways).
:- Ability to evidence and demonstrate best practice.
:- Ability to work as an individual and within a busy social work team
:- Ability to meet targets and deadlines, including Data Quality.
:- The desire and motivation to work closely with health partners and other professionals.
:- Social Work qualification and be registered with SW England.

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 Rachel Daurat 07500552163 or email Rachel.daurat@sunderland.gov.uk , Will Rountree 07500551824 or email William.rountree@sunderland.gov.uk ,Paul Harte 07900877042 or email paul.harte@sunderland.gov.uk

Applications should be made on-line at northeastjobs.org.uk/sunderlandcitycouncil. For further assistance contact Operational HR Services 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.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.