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Social Worker ASC (Maternity cover)

  • Employer: Rutland County Council
  • Reference: PEO/0123/30374
  • Published: Tue 17/01/2023, 11:14 AM
  • Closing on: Fri 10/02/2023, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Flexible Hours, Part Time
  • Hours: 25 hours per week, Flexible and Agile working
  • Salary: £25,927 - £36,371 plus £3,000 market supplement (pro rata)
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Rutland - Oakham, Rutland

This is an exciting opportunity to join a team of adult social care professionals!  We are looking for an experienced Social Worker to work with us in our Adult Social Care Team providing support and personal care plans to our adult community in Rutland.  If you are ready to make a change and work in an integrated way – this could be the role for you!

About you…

  • Qualified Social Worker registered with Social Work England
  • Knowledge of Adult Care legislation and procedures
  • Experience of working with adults in a social work or health environment
  • Experience of CHC DSTs, mental capacity assessments, DoLs and best interest decision making

About the role…
As a Social Worker in our adult social care service you will be responsible for the following:

  • To assess the social care needs of Rutland (adult) residents who are in need of community care services.
  • To create, review and monitor support plans in partnership with service users and carers
  • Update and maintain case file notes and electronic records
  • To work in an integrated way with partners including health and colleagues across LLR and locally

In addition, we can offer manageable caseloads, with reflective peer practice, CPD sessions and regular 1 to 1 supervision.

Please note that this role is to cover maternity leave.

The successful applicant for this post will be subject to an enhanced check by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). The costs for the DBS and Social work England registration are paid by us.

We will be reviewing applications on a regular basis and inviting those who meet our essential person specification criteria to interview. If you’re interested in this role, we strongly encourage you to apply without delay.

Rutland Council is committed to Flexible Working and understands the benefits of supporting employees to manage their work and life balance, whilst meeting the needs of the service.

We are supportive of Hybrid working and welcome a conversation at interview about flexible working arrangements.    As well as working from home, we feel it is important that you have the opportunity to spend time in the workplace with your colleagues to help you learn, develop and engage.

Our offer to you:

We are committed to supporting and empowering our staff to be the best workers that they can be, and Rutland Council is the place you want to be.    Our benefits go beyond the salary – being part of a great team, excellent Local Government Pension, generous annual leave, opportunities to learn and develop your career, and a demonstrable commitment to supporting the health and wellbeing of our staff.

Rutland County Council encourages a healthy work life balance, and we welcome discussions regarding flexible working.

Find out more:

To learn more about working with us visit https://jobs.rutland.gov.uk or if you have any queries about this role please contact Lorraine Tarratt, Team Manager on 01572 758255 or at ltarratt@rutland.gov.uk or Lorina Hirst, Senior Practitioner on 01572 758473 or at lhirst@rutland.gov.uk

If you are experiencing problems or have any queries about the application process please call us on 01572 758428 or email us at recruitment@rutland.gov.uk

Downloads

  • JD Profile

How to Apply

To apply for this role click on the ‘Apply Online’ button below. If you already have a JGP account you will be asked to login, or alternatively if you don’t have an account you will be guided through the set up process.

Access to an account is necessary as all updates regarding your application will be sent via the JGP site to the email you have registered.

Once you have access to your JGP account you will be able to complete the application form in stages, saving and amending it until you are happy to the submit your completed application. You should use the Personal Statement section to demonstrate how you meet the requirements set out in the role profile attached.

If you are experiencing problems or have any queries about the application process please call us on 01572 758428 or email us at recruitment@rutland.gov.uk

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  • Employer: Rutland County Council
  • Reference: PEO/0123/30374
  • Published: Tue 17/01/2023, 11:14 AM
  • Closing on: Fri 10/02/2023, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Flexible Hours, Part Time
  • Hours: 25 hours per week, Flexible and Agile working
  • Salary: £25,927 - £36,371 plus £3,000 market supplement (pro rata)
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Rutland - Oakham, Rutland

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