Richmond and Wandsworth Adult Social Services Department has strong social work values and a focus on improving outcomes to vulnerable adults and their carers.
We are looking for experienced, qualified, post AYSE Social Workers who share our values and commitment and are passionate about improving lives of local residents.
We currently have Social Work vacancies in a range of teams across the two boroughs including:
• Integrated Social Work and Occupational Therapy Locality Teams
• Hospital Social Work Teams
• Mental Health Teams
• Learning Disability Teams
As a qualified, HCPC registered, social worker key aspects of the role include:
• undertaking assessments of individual and carers needs and risks to encourage independence, provide support and prevent harm.
• working in partnership with service users and carers using a person-centred approach, with the aim of maximising independence, wellbeing and choice
• To apply social work ethical principles and values to guide professional practice and respect diversity
We offer several benefits for our employees including:
• Strong commitment to professional supervision and supporting staff
• Excellent training and support with continuing professional development
• Performance Related Pay (PRP)
• Flexible Working
• Staff benefit scheme/staff discounts
• 31 days annual leave plus bank holidays
For an informal discussion please contact Edna Porter, Service Manager on E.Porter@richmondandwandsworth.gov.uk
Candidates must have at least 2 years post qualification experience.
To apply for this role, please click on the ‘apply online’ button at the bottom of the page. If you have any issues with the online service, please email Recruitment@richmondandwandsworth.gov.uk
Closing date: 08 October 2018
This post is subject to a DBS check.
CVs are not accepted.
Richmond and Wandsworth Councils are committed to making our recruitment practices as inclusive as possible for everyone. We are committed to promoting equality and diversity and developing a culture that values differences, recognising that employees from a variety of backgrounds bring important and positive contributions to the Councils and can improve the way we deliver services.
This post is exempted under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such appointment to this post will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of police records via Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). The Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) helps employers make safer recruitment decisions and prevent unsuitable people from working with vulnerable groups, including children. It replaces the Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) and Independent Safeguarding Authority (ISA).
Richmond and Wandsworth Councils are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.