Interim Social Work Assessments Team Manger
Grade 10, NL41 - NL46, £44,863 - £49,865
12 Months FTC with potential to extend to 15 months (maternity cover)
An exciting opportunity has arisen in Wokingham Borough Council for a proficient Social Worker with management experience, to join our Adult Social Care Prevention and Short-Term Service, leading the Assessment Team. The role is to provide maternity cover for the existing post holder.
Wokingham Borough Council is based in Wokingham Town Centre. Wokingham is in a beautiful part of Berkshire with great transport links to the M4 and M3 and were voted 10th best place to live in 2020 in a recent Local Authority report. We are forward thinking and embrace innovative ways of working with our residents, partners and our staff.
The Interim Social Work Assessments Team Manager will be a qualified and registered social worker with extensive experience of working in adult social care and in supervising and supporting the practice and performance of others. They will be a passionate about providing the highest standard of care and support and efficient and effective, timely service delivery. They will work as part of an established and ambitious management team, and regular support and supervision will be given to this role. Lead on complex safeguarding cases, to ensure the highest standards of professional practice are modelled and maintained. They will also support effective budget management and contribute to a system of resource allocation for customers, including, making cross-budget decisions to meet immediate needs and reduce risk.
We strive to achieve a culture of equality in all that we do both internally and externally across the Borough. We promote a culture of respect, dignity and inclusivity where everyone can succeed, have the right opportunities and be rewarded for the work they do. A good induction program will be offered as well as a range of opportunities for Continuous Professional Development.
We are an employer that supports flexible working practices.
Wokingham Borough Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff, other workers, and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate for this role will be subject to Disclosure & Barring Service (Enhanced DBS) checks along with other relevant employment checks. Wokingham is an equal opportunities employer.
Don’t miss out on this exciting opportunity to join an excellent dynamic Team in the Adult Social Care
Closing date for applications: 11pm, Friday 1st July 2022
Interview date: Week commencing Monday 11th July 2022
To apply, please follow the link to the online Application Form. CV’s are not accepted.
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How to Apply
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Please note, we do not accept CVs submitted without a fully completed online application form.