Social Worker- Safeguarding/Learning Disability

Job Summary
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Full time
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Closed for applications on 27/09/2023 23:59
£30,151 - £42,503
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Social Work - Adult Service
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Closing date:
27 Sep
Further Information
Do you want to work in an authority where social work values are upheld, and social workers are valued? Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council prides itself on being a great place to work where staff are trusted, valued, and supported to make a positive contribution at work. Stockton has been shortlisted for the 3rd year in a row for supportive employer in the National Social Work Awards. Stockton also came 6th nationally in the Social Work health check evidencing that the Social Work Employer Standards are upheld and social workers working in Stockton feel valued in their role.

Due to growth in the social work teams, we currently have 2 vacancies in adult services:

1 – Safeguarding Social Worker – this post is in the safeguarding team and support the team conducting s42 enquiries. As this post is funded by the Better Care Fund it will primarily support people discharged from hospital who then trigger a safeguarding alert.
2- Learning Disability Social Worker – this post is in the adult learning disability team which is co-located with health colleagues. The post will support adults with a learning disability 18+ and also individuals transitioning into adult services.

We will consider applications from newly qualified social workers but would particularly welcome applications from experienced Social Workers

This post has been identified as suitable for flexible working which enables the postholder to work a percentage of their working time away from the office.

In return we offer an excellent total reward package, including:

• A competitive salary of up to £42,503
• Flexible Working arrangements –working onsite and the ability to work some of your time from home.
• 27 days annual leave per year rising to 32 with 5 years service. Ability to purchase additional leave is also available.
• Generous Pension Scheme through the LGPS with ability to pay extra and plan for retirement
• Access to a number of employee benefits including an employee counselling service, Physiotherapy, salary sacrifice Car Lease Scheme and more.

If you would like an informal discussion about the post, please contact Calum Titley, Team Manager on 01642 527528 or Emma Walker, Team Manager on 01642 368550

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council is not a UKVI Sponsor therefore we are unable to provide visa sponsorship.

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered with North East Jobs, including your invite to interview if you are short-listed. Please check your email after the closing date for notification from ‘DONOTREPLY@NORTHEASTJOBS.ORG.UK’. All communication will also appear in the ‘My Messages’ section of your North East Jobs account.
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This job is closed for applications.