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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
27/09/2019 23:59
Grade 6 - 8 (SCP 22-35) £28,785 - £37,849 - pro rata
Job Category:
Social Care - Adult Service
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
City Hospital - The Royal Sunderland
Post Number:

Job details 

Closing date:
27 Sep

Further information

Temporary to cover maternity leave

An exciting opportunity has arisen within our Hospital Social Work Team for a qualified and highly motivated social worker who is enthusiastic and committed to working in a person centred /strength-based way with customers. Working knowledge of the Mental Capacity Act and experience of working within a busy health setting would be an advantage. We also offer an attractive incremental progression.

The duties of the post include:

Undertaking Assessments and Reviews under the Care Act

Multi-agency work and close and close partnership work with Customers, Carers and other Professionals

Successful candidates will have:

Excellent communication and social care assessment skills, plus solid understanding of the relevant statutory frameworks, and best practice.

Ability to work as an individual and within a busy multi-disciplinary team.

Ability to be flexible and self-motivated.

The desire and motivation to work closely with health partners and other professionals.

Be HCPC registered.

A commitment to a flexible approach to their work to meet demands.

Sunderland City Council is committed to safeguarding vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment.

The post holder will be subject to a disclosure and barring check.

For further information or an informal discussion, please contact Janette Hargreaves, Team Manager on 0191 5656256.

Applications should be made on-line at northeastjobs.org.uk/sunderlandcitycouncil. For further assistance contact the Org Man & Resourcing Team by Telephone: 0191 561 1755 . Email: jobs@sunderland.gov.uk Please note that CV’s are not acceptable.

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered online with North East Jobs, including your invitation to any online assessment you are required to undertake and your to invite to interview if you are short-listed. Please check your email inbox after the closing date for notifications as you may not be notified by any other means. Please remember to check your junk mail items.

Please be advised if you have not heard from us in six weeks after the closing date please assume you have not been shortlisted.

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