An exciting opportunity has arisen to appoint a qualified Social Work England registered Social Worker, based in the Beverley Adult Community Wellbeing Team, working on a blended approach to include home working.
This social worker position will focus on assessing the needs of service users who are on the reablement pathway; as well as those service users who have been discharged from hospital on the discharge to assess pathway. Hospital discharges may be to the service users own home in the community or into or a residential respite placement.
Social work students in the final placement stage of their course can apply. If successful, the candidate will be subject to a conditional offer pending formal confirmation of their qualification and social work England registration.
You will work in accordance with the Care Act 2014, undertaking person centred assessments in the community or hospital setting, assisting in the creation of collaborative care and support plans and monitoring and reviewing support thereafter. Social Workers also participate in the 'duty rota' which can involve dealing with urgent situations. An understanding of policy, operational practice and procedures relating to adults and carers is essential.
You will work within the legislative framework relating to adult social care and will need to be able to demonstrate your ability to work in accordance with the Mental Capacity Act 2005, The Care Act 2014 and a good working knowledge of Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards, both in residential settings and community settings.
Excellent communication skills, an ability to manage your time effectively, working under pressure and being flexible in your approach are essential requirements of the role. You will also possess excellent written and 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. Performance expectations are set for the team as a whole and on an individual basis in order to meet demand and enhance the customer journey.
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.
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The Council offers many remote working opportunities as part of our commitment to providing flexibility wherever possible for our employees.
The Council is undertaking a review of pay and reward as part of its ambitions to attract and retain employees by having effective pay and development structures in place to support modern ways of working and to support the provision of Council services which meet local priorities. Please note that the future terms and conditions of this post may change following the outcome of this review.
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Some travel across East Riding of Yorkshire may be required, applicants must be able to transport themselves.
This post is subject to medical and enhanced DBS clearance.
This role involves either direct work or regular visiting to a CQC registered care home. In light of the Government's decision to revoke mandatory vaccination legislation with effect from 15 March 2022, applicants will not be required to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 to undertake this post. The Council continues to promote vaccination against Covid-19 in keeping with NHS and Public Health guidance.