We have an opportunity for a full time Social Worker to join our well established, friendly and supportive locality team in Adult Services. We are a small Local Authority with a mixture of urban and rural communities which offers great variety and positive challenges. West Berkshire Council is embracing a new way of working with a strong focus on localities and a strengths based approach to the people that we work with.
You will work collaboratively with Occupational Therapists and Social Care Practitioners. The work is very varied and will involve working with adults with a wide range of needs and disabilities. Experience of working with people with Learning Disabilities will be of benefit for this post and you will need a working knowledge of the Mental Capacity Act and Safeguarding processes. You will have a minimum of 1 years experience and be registered with Social Work England
You will hold a full caseload and contribute to team performance and in return you will be offered regular professional supervision and there are opportunities to further develop your own skills.
The office you will be based at, Turnham's Green in Calcot, is easily accessible off of the M4 motorway and offers free parking.
West Berkshire Council offer excellent employment benefits such as flexible working, access to a wide range of relevant training, local government pension scheme, family friendly policies, a range of local discounts and much more. You will also be entitled to a generous annual leave entitlement of 28 days per annum rising to a maximum of 33 days.
For an informal chat about this role, please contact Helen Waters on 01635 503510 or Hayley Havers on 01635 503527.
We ask that all applicants email their CV to firstname.lastname@example.org quoting the vacancy reference number V4167. You must ensure that your CV covers the essential criteria outlined in the person specification within the job description attached to this advert.
Shortlisting will take place during the course of this advertisement and may close earlier than stated if the vacancy is successfully appointed to.