Risk and Independence Specialist Advisor and Reviewing Practitioner.4080

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 21/03/2022 23:59
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Social Care - Adult Service
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
County Hall
Number of posts:
Closing date:
21 Mar
Further Information

We are looking for a highly skilled experienced Social worker and Occupational therapist to join our Established Risk and Independence team in Adult Social care services within Northumberland County Council

This is a permanent, full time post.

Who is NCC?
World renowned as a visitor destination, Northumberland is also the ideal location to strike a perfect work/life balance. What better way of enjoying the picturesque scenery and stunning coastline than to sample it on an everyday basis?

Our Vision is: “To make Northumberland a county which you regard as a great place to live, and in which you can access the things you enjoy, whilst having the opportunity to learn and thrive”

Our Plan is to focus on:
-Living - we want you to feel safe, healthy and cared for

-Enjoying - we want you to love where you live

-Connecting - we want you to have access to the things you need

-Learning - we want you to achieve and realise your potential

-Thriving - we want to attract more and better jobs

For further information about working for Northumberland County Council, please click here: http://www.northumberland.gov.uk/working

The Role
The successful candidates will have a good working knowledge of legislative frameworks that underpin Adult social care practice and the ethos of promotion and completion of positive risk assessment. To enable service users to maximise their independence, life skills and achieve positive outcomes.

The successful candidates will share Northumberland councils’ vision of a council that works for everyone and incorporates its values.

The candidates will have excellent report writing and communications skills and be able to communicate confidently and effectively with a wide range of service users, professionals and providers. The team comprises of 6 highly skilled social workers and has strong ?commissioning links. The team members are very supportive and inclusive and encourage the sharing of knowledge and skills to discuss case work and o offer safe, robust, appropriate and cost-effective

The successful candidates will work county wide offering consultation and delivering and training Adult social care community teams, to carry out project and development work and will complete high quality care act and occupational assessments working with the team to share knowledge and skills ensuring that care plans are person centred and meet the clients needs effectively and robustly.

Case work will cross all Adult Social care services Care and support, mental health, learning disability services, head injury services and transition case work. As well as carrying out of county Care management reviews.

For further information please see the attached job description and person specification.

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)

-A starting salary of £42,821 (rising to £46,845 - Band 10)

-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

The closing date for this post is at midnight on 21st March 2022.

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.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.