Social Worker (Adult and Communities)

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 26/07/2021 12:00
Salary from £27,741 to £35,745 per annum
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Social Care - Adult Service
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Seafield / Belmont
Number of posts:
Closing date:
26 Jul
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 four strands, Adult Social Care, Community Development, Public Health and Environment. 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 for competent, professional, and enthusiastic social workers, preferably with experience of working in Adult Social Care.

This is an exciting opportunity to join our dynamic and forward-thinking Adult Social Care service. We are recruiting to several permanent positions across Locality, Mental Health, Learning Disabilities, Hospital Social Work, Access and Safeguarding teams, dependent on your area of interest. We harness a Reablement and Independence approach to improving the lives of adults and their carers; and we are dedicated to ensuring we deliver the best service to those who need our help. Our workforce is our greatest asset, and we provide excellent management support and high-quality training. We have flexible working arrangements to ensure our staff have a good work-life balance; and if you are interested in progression, we have a genuine career path for you.

If you are highly motivated and committed to improving the lives of adults with care and support needs and their carers in Redcar and Cleveland, then we would like to hear from you.

Applicants will need:
• a formal qualification in social work
• registration with Social Work England
• the ability to produce high-quality assessments and written reports
• a working knowledge of relevant legislation relating to adult social work
• strong interpersonal, communication and organisational skills
• the ability to work within a team.

The following attributes are desirable:

• Experience working within a adult social care social work setting
• Best Interest Assessor and/or a Practice Educator Qualification

The council 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.

In addition:
• We provide regular professional supervision and implement a workload management system.
• We have a robust training unit, which includes opportunities for structured career progression.
• You will receive a generous annual leave entitlement of up to 33 days.

Previous applicants need not apply

For an informal discussion about this position please contact the Service Manager Jacki Paterson or Mandy Cockfield on 01642 771 500,

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.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.