Are you an experienced Social Worker passionate about working with people to promote independence and dedicated to making a difference? We would love to hear from you!
About the role:
We have 2 full time Social worker positions available in our Isle of Wight Integrated Locality Team.
The team has a supportive and engaged management structure including a Service Manager, Integrated Group Manager and 4 Consultant Practitioners. It also consists of about 30 other staff members, including qualified Social Workers, Adult Social Care Officers and an administration team.
Our Social Workers must be able to listen hard to the people of the Isle of Wight, to understand what really matters and to connect them to resources that help them continue with their chosen life, either with support or independently. You will also be working with individuals to help them to regain control of their lives in a crisis. In order to best support the people we work with, we need Social Workers who are experienced in promoting their own and others professional curiosity and who are competent in their knowledge of legislation and meeting their professional capabilities.
As a Social Worker, we understand the work you do on a daily basis and provide the support you need to make a difference to the people of the Isle of Wight. To join us, you must:
• Have a social work qualification and be SWE registered
• We would welcome applications form newly qualified Social Workers to whom we are able to offer a fully supported ASYE year to the right candidate.
• Enjoy working in a fast-paced environment
• Have the passion to promote people’s strengths and the ability to make a difference in a safe working approach to social work practice
Successful candidates will be suitably qualified and hold up an up to date professional registration. You will be able to demonstrate skills and experience of promoting a person centred and strengths-based approach. In addition, you will have proven ability to work as part of a team that puts the strengths of individuals, families and community at the heart of care and wellbeing. You will be required to take part in the Out of Hours (OOH) stand-by duty rota as and when requested by management on an occasional basis.
You will share our ambitions, passion and attitude to ensure the people we serve live the best lives possible. You will be a critical thinker who has competence and confidence in your practice.
You will benefit from a unique and enriching environment within an organisation that values strong leadership, a good work life balance, quality management and reflective supervision.
Please visit the Adult Social Care career opportunities page which holds inspiring testimonies from team members, a guide to what the Island offers as well as personal development opportunities we offer.
Team IWC Values:
• Community & Customer focused
• Effective & Efficient
• Working together
• Fair & transparent
We are proud of our commitment to offer:
• Supporting and supervising all our social care workforce
• Providing opportunities for our staff as they develop and progress their professional careers
• Providing regular training opportunities.
We are looking forward to receiving your application if you have what it takes to make a difference and share our vision and values..
For further information about this vacancy or for an informal discussion, please contact Kate Concannon Kate.Concannon@IOW.gov.uk or Rachel McCleave Rachel.firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing Date: 05 August 2021
Interview Date: 17 August 2021