Directorate: People and Communities
Starting salary: JG7:- £27,358/JM1:- £30,756 per annum pro rata
Location: Based in North Somerset
Hours: 18.5 hours per week
Closing date: Thursday 13 September 2018
Due to staff turnover we have a vacancy for a part-time qualified Social Worker to work with adults in need of care and support within the local community. This is an exciting and challenging time for Adult Care Services in North Somerset. The role involves assessing, signposting and arranging services for adults, who as a result of range physical/sensory impairments, and/or social care problems are experiencing difficulties.
You will have a varied caseload of service users and will work within the legal duties of the Care Act. Applicants need to have some knowledge and experience in Care Management, Safeguarding Adults and Mental Capacity Act processes. Sound computer skills and being able to travel is necessary.
As an employer we are committed to ongoing professional development and offer regular supervision and training to support this. North Somerset offers the opportunity for staff to rotate between different teams and services to expand their knowledge and skills and to help us provide a flexible response to the needs of our community. At the present time the post is based in the Rurals Integrated Care team located at Castlewood, Clevedon. Our other main base of operation is the Town Hall in Weston-super-Mare. We offer flexible and mobile working.
This post is exempt under the provisions of the Rehabilitations of Offenders Act (Exceptions) Order 1975 and is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.
North Somerset Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all sections of our community regardless of age, disability, gender, race, religion, belief or sexual orientation. North Somerset Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Want to know more and apply?
For an informal discussion please contact Susie Hook, Team Manager, (07776170143) or Mike Cockburn/Circe Lewis Senior Social Workers (01275 882897).
Visit www.n-somerset.gov.uk/jobs to download an application pack and apply online.
Anticipated interview date: To be confirmed