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Closed for applications on 24/09/2021 23:59
£24,491 - £25,991
Hours per week:
37 hours per week
Social Care - Adult Service
Directorate: Adult Social Care and Health Integration
Service Area: Prevention Access and Provider Services
Salary: £24,491 - £25,991
Hours: 37 hours per week
Contractual Status: Fixed term for 12 months
This post can also be considered for a secondment opportunity, candidates who wish to apply via secondment must first seek written approval from their line manager.
Over the last 2 years we have been working to improve the support provided to adults over 18 who are experiencing multiple disadvantages due to homelessness, substance misuse, domestic abuse and sexual exploitation. We are now in a positon to pilot a new team which will be line managed by our Safeguarding Manager with close links to Middlesbrough’s new Integrated Services Model and our Making Every Adult Matter (MEAM) work.
The team will operate over a 12 month pilot to measure the effectiveness of a dedicated service who are able to work in a trauma informed way with increased flexibility to address system issues, We are hopeful that with proven success, funding will be extended for a further 12 months.
The Team will consist of a Principal Practitioner, Social Worker and Social Care Workers. The team will also have close links to the MEAM coordinator who is currently in post.
As the social care worker you will be expected to offer case work support to the Principal Practitioner, MEAM Coordinator and Social Worker. Your role will be based on an assertive outreach model, working to support and engage adults. This will involve offering practical advice and support to access services in addition to gathering relevant assessment information and developing a relationship of trust with the individual.
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 full induction programme within the team.
Middlesbrough is passionate about improving the lives of all of its and therefore we are seeking to recruit individuals committed to providing a high quality service, who are 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. As a service we are also committed to supporting our staff and providing a healthy work culture. Our staff all 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 proactive and innovative in working with adults experiencing multiple disadvantages
The above post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.
Closing date: Friday 24th September 2021 by 12 midnight.
This job is closed for applications.