If you are a registered Social Worker, then we would love to hear from you. We are offering an excellent opportunity to join a friendly, dynamic and supportive team which promotes professional development.
We are looking for a motivated, experienced professional who is committed to working in an integrated team and ready to embrace new ways of working, to help further shape our services.
As a Social Worker working with people over the age of 18 with a wide range of disabilities, you will manage a caseload requiring assessment, review and on-going support to make a real difference in achieving improved outcomes and leading to independent living for the service user.
This post requires an excellent working knowledge and understanding of the Mental Capacity Act/ DOLS, Mental Health Act and Care Act.
Alongside opportunities for training and development, you will receive the support you need and recognition for your good work.
The new Older People Physical Disability (OPPD) service operates with modernised office processes and performance management systems. It is increasingly accessible to the public outside of traditional office hours, as we move towards an 8 am to 8 pm, 7 days a week service to ensure service needs are met.
The ability to travel across a wide geographical area in a timely and flexible manner at various times of the day is essential.
This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure application to the Disclosure and Barring service and registration as a qualified Social Worker with Social Work England.
This post is considered by KCC to be a customer-facing position. The Council therefore has a statutory duty under Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) to ensure that post holders have a command of spoken English/Welsh sufficient for the effective performance of the job requirements. The appropriate standards are set out in the Job Description/Person Specification
- Social Worker position at KR9 (£29,446 to £33,510 depending on experience)
- Full induction and comprehensive professional learning and development
- Annual leave allowance of 27 to 30 days
Please note that due to the current situation, the interview may not be held face to face but via telephone/webcam.