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Social Worker - Learning Disability

  • Employer: London Borough of Sutton
  • Reference: SUT/18/72137
  • Published: Mon 20/08/2018, 11:40 AM
  • Closing on: Thu 20/09/2018, 11:40 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week.
  • Salary: £32,637 - £39,930
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Sutton

The London Borough of Sutton has shown just what can be achieved when everybody in the system works together to support joined up care’ - CQC Chief Inspector of Primary Care Services

 

In October 2017 the CQC praised health and social care organisations in the London Borough of Sutton for their work in improving care for people as they move between hospitals and social care. The report concluded

  • There is a strong commitment to partnership working across the majority of organisations and stakeholders in Sutton.

We are currently looking for experienced and passionate Social Workers to Join our growing and developing Hospital Pathways team delivering ‘good quality care’ to our residents

 

The London Borough of Sutton is also entering into a very exciting time full of change and better working practices. Creating a wider locality model and empowering our social Workers to influence our residents care like never before. Be part of this change and make a difference now.

 

About the Job:

Social Worker – Learning Disability Team

Salary – (Grade 8): £32,637 - £39,930 (£41,847 unconsolidated maximum through performance related progression)

 

We are committed to ensuring that people with a learning disability have opportunities to participate in the life of the community here in Sutton and to reach their potential and goals in life. The new Learning Disability Team, currently based at Civic Offices, Sutton, is a friendly and supportive place to work and includes social workers and assessment officers and is co-located with our Learning Disability Clinical Health Team. Working within the Care Act 2014 and the Mental Capacity Act we use a strengths-based approach to maximise potential, independence and wellbeing.

 

About You:

We welcome applications from experienced Social Workers who are able to show initiative, passion and can develop our services to an outstanding standard. If you have experience in Adult social services and are looking for the next challenging step in your career apply today. 

The offer:

A modern and flexible working environment for our staff allowing you to work flexibly from multiple locations, remotely from your mobile/tablet using Google Mail and Apps which are a  key enabler for collaborative and streamlined working. Manageable caseloads and a culture of strong management and autonomy. The offer includes:

  • A competitive salary

  • Ongoing commitment to training

  • An annual leave entitlement of up to 32 days

  • Reimbursement of your annual HCPC registration

  • Fuel allowance

  • Use of Zip car scheme

  • Subsidised gym memberships

  • Childcare vouchers

  • Discounts in local shops

  • Season ticket loan

  • Parking allocation

  • Introduce a friend scheme

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  • Employer: London Borough of Sutton
  • Reference: SUT/18/72137
  • Published: Mon 20/08/2018, 11:40 AM
  • Closing on: Thu 20/09/2018, 11:40 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week.
  • Salary: £32,637 - £39,930
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Sutton

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