Are you an ambitious, diligent and hardworking individual? Are you interested in working within a team that is committed to providing an exceptional and integral service to the Stamford and Spalding communities, where you can make a real difference? If so, then The Adult Frailty Stamford/Spalding area team are looking to recruit the following vacancies.
1 x Social Worker level 1 Spalding Area Team (37hrs pw)
1 x Social Worker level 1 Stamford Area Team (37hrs pw)
We are looking for experienced and motivated Social workers who are a team players and can offer peer support to colleagues as well as carrying a caseload.
The successful candidate will be committed to take on the challenges of working within an area team. We are looking for a motivated Social Worker who is interested in a new way of working to enable vulnerable people to live to their potential.
It goes without saying that tact, diplomacy and sensitivity are key skills to be successful in this position, along with a Social Work Qualification and Registration with Social Work England.
A full person specification is available within the Job Description which is attached on the LCC site.
PLEASE NOTE: It is imperative that your covering letter/personal statement clearly states why you have applied, how you meet the essential and desirable criteria for the role as set out in the Job Description (attached on LCC jobs Site) and what you feel you can bring to this role, the team and the wider County Council.
About the Role
Lincolnshire adult care are leading the way in how the lives of vulnerable adults with a physical disability or elderly frail and their families are changed to enable longer independence and connecting to the important resources local communities have to offer. This has been noticed by other authorities who are wanting to know more about the conversation model and strength based approach we utilise.
The work of the Stamford and Spalding teams involves having conversations with vulnerable adults and their support networks to understand what their goals are, what is important to them, what they aspire to and what they want to change. We will help you learn the new skills required to undertake these more co-productive conversations which will not only aid you in the work you do but also in everyday life.
Our teams continue to face challenges, but we are really proud that we’ve still continued to provide high quality services to our local residents. We continue to strive for more creative ways of improving services and relationships with other partners, such as the NHS and care providers.
The Stamford and Spalding teams are continually committed to the principles of choice, independence and personalisation.
About the Team
There are 16 team members in Stamford and 18 team members in Spalding which comprise a mixture of Social Workers and Community care officers.
This is what one of our Social Workers have to say about working in the team;
“Stamford and Spalding are diverse market towns with a multi-cultural mix of residents. There is a great team vibe here and you know you have the support of your colleagues and management whatever circumstances may arise.”
About our Offer
There are regular team meetings, and opportunities to get together either face to face or virtually for peer support and to help maintain your wellbeing. We will help you learn new skills such as having more co-productive conversations which will not only aid you in the work you do but also in everyday life. We encourage you to enjoy your day-to-day, your development and work with you to reach your potential…all within a friendly and welcoming environment.
Along with a competitive salary we are offering;
- A Contributory pension
- Comprehensive benefits package including excellent discount schemes and cycle to work
- Flexible working policies
- Career progression opportunities
- A generous annual leave entitlement plus the option to buy more
Further details can be found in our rewards and benefits brochure
If you would like an open and informal discussion regards this role then please contact either;
- Mark Tyers firstname.lastname@example.org
- Louise England email@example.com
- Dawn Hentze Dawn.Hentze@lincolnshire.gov.uk
Applications Close on 28/11/2022 interviews will be held 08/12/2022.