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£27,041 - £33,782 pro rata
Hours per week:
37 hours per week
Social Care - Adult Service
Directorate: Prevention, Access and Provider Services
Service Area: Adult Social Care and Health Integration
Salary: £27,041 - £33,782 pro rata
Hours: 30 hours per week
Contractual Status: Fixed term for 12 months
We are currently looking for 3 x Social Workers to work in the Hospital Social Work Team. The team 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 Middlesbrough Council and Trust bases.
If you are you looking for a new challenge then the Hospital Social Work Team is for you! We are seeking to appoint Social workers with experience of multi-agency working to create a new team to support 7 day working processes.
The role will involve working Friday to Monday (inclusive of bank holidays) to support Discharge to Assess Pathways and promote safe and timely discharges. The aim of the newly developed service is to have a seamless handover to our current Hospital Social Work Team and ensure that we deliver an effective 7 day service to the residents of Middlesbrough.
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 as well as a full induction programme within the team.
Middlesbrough is passionate about improving the lives of all of its residents and we 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, 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. For ASYE social workers we provide a high level of support to staff with experienced social workers providing regular and tailored guidance and input with regular staff catch ups and development sessions. As a service we are also 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:
• Be able to work in a busy environment and to tight time scales
• Be committed to multi-disciplinary working
• Have effective assessment and care management skills
• Be proactive and innovative in working with adults in need of care and support
We will support you by providing regular supervision and access to training.
Applications are invited from suitably qualified individuals (CSS, CQSW, DipSW, Degree in Social Work). Applicants should also be registered, or eligible for registration, with the Health and Care Professions Council.
The above post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.
For further details and to apply online, please visit https://www.middlesbrough.gov.uk/careers-and-job-opportunities
Closing date: Thursday 1st July 2021 by 12 midnight.