Contract Type: Permanent
Hours: 37 per week
These are exciting times on the Isle of Wight within Adult Social Care, the whole service has supported a redesign that enhances strength-based practice, working with the community and our third sector partners.
In 2021 the team were finalists in the national MJ awards and LGC Care and Health Integration Awards and winners of the Isle of Wights NHS Quality Improvement and Innovation Award as part of Integrated Discharge Team which has had national recognition and winners of the Isle of Wight Councils Staff Appreciation Award 2022 for Collaborative Team Effort.
We currently have a Social Worker vacancy in our Hospital Social Work Team Supporting Community Rehabilitation Beds supporting our Care Close To Home Strategy. This role will give further opportunities to support our Rehabilitation, Community Rehab Services, Continuing Health Care and Hospice. This is an agile working role.
You will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team supporting people that have been discharged to a Rehabilitation bed and support with plans to exit from these beds by way of timely strength based, care act assessment and planning that promote the maintenance, independence, choice, and autonomy of people.
You will implement and promote departmental safeguarding procedures and adhere to departmental recording policy as well as attend multi-agency discharge planning meetings to ensure timely discharges. You will also be supporting carers and family members sharing and advising where required as well as offering Carers Assessments in line with the Care Act 2014.
You will benefit from a unique and enriching environment within an organisation that values strong leadership, a good work life balance, quality management and reflective supervision.
You will share our ambitions, passion, and attitude to ensure the people we serve live the best lives possible. You will be a critical thinker who has competence and confidence in your practice as strong advocates for the Isle of Wight Council, Adult Social Care delivering a high standard service to the people of the island.
As a Social Worker, we understand the work you do on a daily basis and provide the support you need to make a difference to the people of the Isle of Wight. To join us, you must:
• Have a social work qualification and be SWE registered or,
• We would welcome applications form newly qualified Social Workers to whom we are able to offer a fully supported ASYE year to the right candidate
• Enjoy working in a fast-paced environment
• Have the passion to promote people’s strengths and the ability to make a difference in a safe working approach to social work practice
Successful candidates will be suitably qualified and hold up an up to date professional registration.
You will be able to demonstrate skills and experience of promoting a person centred and strengths-based approach. In addition, you will have proven ability to work as part of a team that puts the strengths of individuals, families, and community at the heart of care and wellbeing. You will be required to take part in the Out of Hours (OOH) stand-by duty rota as and when requested by management on an occasional basis.
You will share our ambitions, passion, and attitude to ensure the people we serve live the best lives possible. You will be a critical thinker who has competence and confidence in your practice.
Closing Date: Rolling Advert