Social Worker

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 19/12/2018 23:59
£25,463 - £32,233
Hours per week:
37 hours per week
Job Category:
Social Care - Adult Service
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Closing date:
19 Dec
Further Information

Reference: R0000175

Department: Adult Social Care and Health Integration

Service Area: Prevention, Access and Provider Services

Salary: GBP 25,463 - GBP 32,233

Hours: 37 hours per week

Contractual Status: Permanent

We have created a new Social Work post within the Adult Access Team, based at South Tees Health and Social Care Single Point of Access (SPA) to support the teams operational capacity.

The Access Team is the main point of contact for new requests for assessment, advice and information from the citizens of Middlesbrough.. The role is varied and will enable the successful candidate to develop a focus on screening, prevention, sign posting, asset based approaches and reablement to support individuals to achieve their goals and desired outcomes.

Undertaking assessments of individuals and their carers you will focus on meeting identified needs through a range of options including direct payments and commissioned services where unmet need remains.

The role is both interesting and varied as it covers all areas of adult practice. The teams strength comes from the knowledge and experience individual team members bring to the team, whilst enabling them to develop skills in new areas of practice.

The team is co-located at the SPA which is a base for Middlesbrough Council, Redcar and Cleveland Council and health colleagues. You will be joining us at an exciting time as we develop services to maximise the benefits of integrated working between partner agencies.

Applications are invited from qualified Social Workers, registered with HPCP who are able to demonstrate:

Experience in adult social care
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Experience in managing complex caseload
Adult safeguarding experience: information gathering / investigation
Experience in positive risk management
Enthusiasm and motivation to work with adults in need

Working as part of an established and supportive team with a wide range of experience we offer regular supervision and training and development opportunities to support your professional practice.

The above post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

Closing date: Wednesday 19th December 2018 by 12 midnight.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.