Social Worker

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
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Advert End Date:
26/04/2021 12:00
£30,451 to £37,890 pa (Bar at £32,234 & £33,782 & £35,745)
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Job Category:
Social Care - Adult Service
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Employment Location:
Integrated Community Delivery Teams, South Tyneside
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Closing date:
26 Apr
Further Information

Social Worker
Adults and Integrated Care, Integrated Community Delivery Team
£30,451 to £37,890 pa Career Grade (Bar at £32,234 & £33,782 & £35,745)

“South Tyneside is a fantastic place to be; with passionate people, who really care about each other; great partnership working as part of our South Tyneside Alliance; some amazing services and a real sense of community spirit.” If this sounds like the right working environment for your next career move, then come and join us in Adults and Integrated Care.

Having been highly commended in the Skills for Care Accolades awards 2020 for the most effective collaborative approach to integrated new models of care category and a finalist in the national Social Work Awards and the LGC Awards, Adult Social Care in South Tyneside continues to develop and flourish as part of our exciting journey of change.

Working as a Social Worker within our multi-disciplinary Integrated Community Delivery Team is both challenging and rewarding. Assigned to one of three place based locality teams you will undertake a range of strengths based interventions to ensure adults with care and support needs and their families and carers' achieve their desired outcomes. Working with people and their families and carers' remains a central part of what we do to ensure that they are able to make choices and decisions about their lives. Focusing upon individual outcomes; putting the person in control and making the best use of our resources are at the heart of our Adult Social Care Strategy. Our aim is to work with all our partners and deliver Practice to be Proud of to support the people of South Tyneside to Live Better Lives. Our Let’s Talk Together strengths based approach, based on 3 conversations allows us to build effective relationships to find out what really matters to the people we work with and enables us to get to know our surrounding communities, so we can link people with the right level of support.

We remain committed to developing a culture of innovation and continuous improvement, of openness and transparency and of inspirational leadership, grounded in our values and behaviour framework: Moving Forward Together: Our Values; Our Behaviours; Our Future. We want to recruit people who share this aim and provide them with the training and development to do their jobs to the best of their abilities.

We welcome applications from soon to be qualified, newly qualified or experienced Social Workers.

If you are committed to adults having choice and control over their support, maximising opportunities for independence and well-being and working in partnership, then this is the job for you. For an informal discussion about the opportunities available please contact Jeanette Penman, Principal Social Worker – Adults on (0191) 424 7491 or Anne-Marie Roche, Operations Manager – Integrated Community Delivery Team East on 07833481067 or Trudy Tindle, Operations Manager –Integrated Community Delivery Team South & West on 07846873701.

South Tyneside Council 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 and Barring Service (DBS) disclosure will be sought along with other relevant pre-employment checks.

Closing date: Noon, 26 April 2021.