Experienced Social Worker
NHS AfC: Band 6
Main area Social Worker
Grade NHS AfC: Band 6
Hours Full time - 37.5 hours per week
Job ref 844-2989321
Site Various ICCT's
Salary £37,890 pa/pro rata
Salary period Yearly
Closing 09/04/2021 23:59
The values at our HEART, focus on how we all provide care to patients.
Health and wellbeing at the heart of everything we do
Exceptional person-centred care
Actively supporting each other
Responsive, professional, innovative
Trusted to deliver
Wirral Community Health & Care NHS Foundation Trust provides high quality community health and social services which are responsive to the needs of our local population. Services are delivered by our dedicated and innovative health professionals and supported by equally committed staff behind the scenes. We strive to continue developing and improving our services by working with and listening to our populations, partners, commissioners and staff.
Working for Wirral Community Health & Care NHS Foundation Trust offers you a great opportunity to be a part of a talented, passionate and committed team delivering excellent community based services throughout Wirral and surrounding areas.
An exciting opportunity to work as part of the NHS in an Integrated Community Health and Social Care service. Adult social care has a number of Qualified Experienced Social Worker vacancies across the Wirral as part of the Integrated care coordination teams. Working as part of a multi disciplinary team in a community setting. Proven experience of working with adults over the age of 18 years. Experience and knowledge of working with individuals with multiple conditions, Learning disabilities, elderly frail and younger people . Must have BIA qualification and Practice Educator award . Ability to support colleagues and promote professional standards is integral to this post
Proven knowledge of the Care Act 2014, Mental Capacity act 2005, Safeguarding and other specific legislation appropriate Adult Social care is essential .
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WCHC is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse workforce and we welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of disability, age, sex, race, religion, sexual orientation, maternity/pregnancy, marriage/civil partnership or transgender status.
Candidates are advised to apply early. We reserve the right to close a vacancy prior to the closing date if a high number of applications are received.
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The Trust pays staff in line with national NHS Terms and Conditions. Relevant experience may be considered when salary offers are made.
Staff on the Trust's Redeployment Register will be given priority access to vacancies at their substantive band. 'Restricted' and 'Open Access' vacancies run simultaneously and restricted applications should be made via the appropriate advert (an 'R' will display next to the Job Title in the advert). 'Restricted' adverts run for a minimum of 7 days.
Applications are welcome from those interested in a job share opportunity.
We are an equal opportunities employer
Flexible working is very important to the Trust in both the provision of this to staff and also in staff supporting the provision of our services.
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Wirral Community Health & Care NHS Foundation Trust is committed to discharging its statutory duty to safeguard and promote the welfare of children, young people and adults and will support staff to fulfil this duty.
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This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.