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Adults Social Worker

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
30/09/2021
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 15/10/2021 11:59
Salary:
£32,910-36,922
Allowances:
32910
Hours per week:
37
Job Category:
Social Care - Adult Service
Vacancy ID:
214043
Employment Location:
County Hall
Number of posts:
1

Job details 

Closing date:
15 Oct


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Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a social worker to join our enthusiastic mental health social work team based in West Northumberland. The post is fixed term for 12 months to cover maternity leave. We are looking for experienced social workers but consideration will be given to newly qualified Social Workers with relevant practice experience.

You will work alongside and in partnership with individuals, families and carers using a range of interpersonal and communication skills in relationship to comprehensively assess complex psychosocial need, set objectives, develop care plans and deliver appropriate interventions. You will complete Care Act Assessments, Mental Capacity Assessments and collaborate with a range of external services to access any resources required to meet the care and support needs you have identified.

As you work to provide a comprehensive assessment, you will benefit from a good balance of autonomy and support. You will be responsible for the day-to-day management of your caseload but will have regular supervision and the full support of your Team Manager.

The post will work from Dene Park House in Hexham.

It is essential that you have a clear understanding of the Care Act and the Local Authorities statutory duties. We are committed to protecting and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults and expect all staff to share this commitment.

https://www.northumberland.gov.uk//getmedia/7270ecd7-82bc-4a36-ba3e-05dfc35dc25e/3876_Adults-Social-Worker.aspx

The salary range for this permanent, full time position is £32910 - £36922

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.

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.

In line with the County Council’s Recruitment & Selection Policy, please note that we are unable to accept CV’s. Any information provided on CV’s will not be considered for short-listing purposes.

The closing date is 15 October 2021 at midnight

Interviews will be held 2 weeks after closing date.

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