An exciting opportunity has arisen to appoint suitably qualified Social Workers to join the Bridlington Adult Community Well-being team, working on a blended approach which includes working from the office and home.
This is a fantastic opportunity for registered social workers to take a proactive role, expanding and developing their skills; and for newly qualified social workers to take the next step in their professional career within a well-established local authority.
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, in line with strength based approaches a key in promotion of independence, wellbeing and choice. There is an expectation that you will have creative conversations with the people using services which focus on goal setting and outcomes. You 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 work in the Bridlington area but may be expected to cover other areas therefore you will require access to transport.
All new staff will receive an 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.
Due to a various hours available please can you include your preference in the job application.
Please note: The salary supplement allowance you are to receive will be reviewed at least annually in line with the Council’s current policy. Where it is established that such allowances are no longer appropriate, they will, after due notice, be withdrawn. The salary supplement allowance will be increased in line with pay awards but does not form part of your normal pay.
We welcome applications from both experienced and newly qualified social workers.
If you wish to have an informal discussion regarding the post, then please contact Michaela Richardson.
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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 an enhanced DBS clearance check.
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