Adult Social worker

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Closed for applications on 04/11/2021 23:59
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Social Care - Adult Service
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County Hall
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4 Nov
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An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced part time social worker to join a dedicated mental health team as part of the specialist services structure in Adult Social Care.  This post will include working with service users during periods of transition from Children's Services, through to adulthood. 

The successful candidate will benefit from a good balance of autonomy and support and will be responsible for the day to day management of caseload with regular supervision.

The successful candidate will manage a complex caseload and apply legal frameworks to interventions with individuals with complex mental health needs. The post will be based in the North area of Northumberland covering the Berwick area. It is essential that candidates have a comprehensive understanding of local authority statutory duties as we are committed to protecting and promoting the welfare of adults with primary mental health needs.

We have some outstanding benefits to offer you, including:

· 25 days annual leave plus public and bank holidays (rising to 30 after 5 years of service)(pro-rata for part-time employees) · Automatic enrolment into the Local Government Pension Scheme

· Flexi scheme applicable to majority of roles

· Local government discount schemes available to all employees with offers at local businesses along with various national brands

· A commitment to work-life balance offering flexibility through various schemes including job sharing, home working, flexible working, part-year working, and compressed hours

· Car Leasing Scheme

Please visit: https://www.northumberland.gov.uk/About/Working-for-Northumberland-County-Council.aspx for more information regarding our benefits.

The salary for this position is £16455 - 18461 for 18.5 hours

The closing date is 4 November 2021 at midnight

We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer. We operate a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria. If you wish to notify us of your eligibility for this scheme please email hrrecruitment@northumberland.gov.uk with your name and the job title you have applied for and one of the recruitment team will ensure this is factored in the shortlisting process and kept anonymous. If you have a disability and would prefer to apply in a different format or would like us to make reasonable adjustments to enable you to attend an interview please also let the team know.


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This job is closed for applications.