Job Term: Permanent
Appointment Type: full time
Days of work: Monday - Friday
Hours per week: 37 hours per week
Place of Work: Haltemprice Community WellbeingTeam, 3 Eastgate, Hessle, HU13 9NA
An exciting opportunity has arisen to appoint a suitably qualified, energetic and resilient Social Worker to be based at the Haltemprice Community Wellbeing Team based in Hessle. The team covers a wide geographical area and the ability to drive is essential for which a car allowance can be claimed.
The role of social worker will be to work as an autonomous professional, demonstrating expert and effective practice in complex situations. This will include working with people and carers through the assessment process to identify, build and maintain family and social networks, to support and enable people and carers to actively stay well and independent, to use strength based approaches and work to protect people from harm.
This post is not open to applicants who are newly qualified. Applicants must be a registered social worker with experience of adult social care settings. You must demonstrate a good knowledge of the Care Act 2014 and ability to work within the legislative framework of the Mental Capacity Act 2005, Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards and the Human Rights Act. Knowledge of safeguarding vulnerable adults and working within safeguarding procedures is key to this role.
You must have excellent communication skills, the resilience to work under pressure and be flexible in your approach. Dependent on your experience you will be required to undertake the formal supervision of unqualified staff.
You will also possess good IT skills and be expected to input data on the adult information database which is essential in collating data for the performance agenda as well as compiling a complete individual electronic social care record.
All new staff will receive a comprehensive induction, regular supervision, employee development reviews and training opportunities. The team currently operates between Monday and Friday however a move to seven day working is under consideration.
For further information contact Sadie Boardman, Team Manager, Haltemprice Community Wellbeing Team on 0482 640131.
Closing date: 9 July 2020
Interview date: To be arranged
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