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£27,041 - £33,782
Hours per week:
37 hours per week
Social Care - Adult Service
Directorate: Adult Social Care and Health Integration
Service Area: Specialist and Lifelong Services
Salary: £27,041 - £33,782
Hours: 37 hours per week
Contractual Status: Permanent
Location: The East and West Locality Social Work Teams cover the whole of the Middlesbrough area. The service is very keen to promote flexible working for all staff. This includes agile working at home as well as other Middlesbrough Council bases.
We are delighted to announce several exciting opportunity has arisen in the East and West Locality Teams of Middlesbrough and we are looking to recruit SIX Social Workers for both permanent contracts. If you are you looking for a new challenge then apply for a social work position in one of our Locality Social Work Teams. We are currently seeking to recruit experienced or newly qualified Social Workers to join us as we add to our current workforce.
We work with vulnerable adults over 18 who have a diverse range of short and long term needs. Applicants with an interest in supporting people experiencing substance and alcohol use, domestic abuse and homelessness may find this particularly interesting along with supporting people who are on the Autistic Spectrum and people who need support with their physical and mental health.
Due to the varied nature of the team we are therefore looking for Social Workers who are adaptable and is able to work with a varied caseload.
Middlesbrough Council is an exciting and rewarding place to work. We have strong Council Values that underpin every aspect of the council and the services we provide. New staff joining Middlesbrough can expect a welcome induction from the Chief Executive along with a full induction program within the team.
Middlesbrough is passionate about improving the lives of all of its residents and are working hard to deliver bespoke services to meet the change in demand. We are seeking to recruit Social Workers committed to providing a high quality service, be effective in meeting tight deadlines and can ensure they represent the council’s values in order to provide a positive customer experience.
Middlesbrough Council offer superb training and development opportunities via our online training portal and through our workforce development lead. For ASYE Social Workers you can expect a fully supported first year of practice. As a department, we are committed to supporting our staff and providing a healthy work culture. Staff have access to regular supervisions as well as other staff support forums.
Applications are sought from individuals who are committed to demonstrating the values of Middlesbrough Council and who will also:
Have effective assessment and care management skills
Be able to work in a busy environment and to tight time scales
Be committed to multi-disciplinary working
Be able to manage a varied caseload
Applications are invited from suitably qualified individuals (CSS, CQSW, DipSW, Degree in Social Work). Applicants should also be registered, or eligible for registration, with Social Work England. Please phone Gail Lynch 01642 303900 for any further details
The above post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.
For further details and to apply online please visit www.middlesbrough.gov.uk/jobs.
Closing Date: Sunday 26th September 2021 by 12 midnight.