Social Worker - Adult Service

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 20/09/2021 12:00
£27,741 - £35,745 per annum
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Social Care - Adult Service
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Seafield House
Number of posts:
Closing date:
20 Sep
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 to recruit suitably qualified social workers to our social work teams these would be permanent positions. 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 and the safeguarding of vulnerable adults. Our teams 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 these posts would be to ensure that the needs of adult's within Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council are care managed, reviewed and where applicable safeguarded 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 license 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 they are used to select candidates for interview.

For more information please contact the Team Manager: - Sean Wearn on 01642 771738.

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.