Social Worker / Care Manager
Community Wellbeing Team
Permanent, Part time, 18.5 hours per week
Scale 6 – PO1 (Career grade), Salary £23,866 - £34,106 pro-rata
plus market supplement of £1,000 - £3,000 pro-rata for SW qualified
Who we are… Rutland County Council is the smallest Unitary Authority in England, but just because we are a small team does not mean we cannot make a big difference, multum-in parvo is our motto! Rutland offers fantastic opportunities to make a real difference to the lives of residents in our local community – we really are one of the best places to live, learn, work, play and visit. This is your chance to become part of an amazing team, delivering great services throughout the county.
Our Adult Social Care teams are leading the way in health and social care integration, ensuring the services we deliver meet the needs of our service users in a fully personalized and joined up way. With continually evolving services, this is a great opportunity to join a nationally recognized and committed team.
Who you are… Passionate about providing and developing excellent services, you will be comfortable building relationships with those needing long term support to manage complex needs, or with those with learning disabilities to enable them to lead fulfilling lives. Working in a person centred way will be second nature, as will ensuing cases are monitored and concerns acted on.
What we need from you… With previous experience working in Adult Social Care, you will understand the processes and legislation behind our work, but just as importantly you will support service user’s involvement throughout the assessment process, creating plans in partnership with them, their carers and other agencies as necessary.
To ensure we offer a holistic service, we would like to hear from qualified Social Workers and other professionals with a relevant Level 4 qualification or equivalent such as Nurses or Occupational Therapists to work in the team as a Care Manager.
What we offer in return… Work that makes a difference to people’s lives within this beautiful county, in addition to structured salary reviews, local government pension scheme, discounted access to ‘Active Rutland’ keep fit activities and Flexi-Time to name just a few!
The successful applicant for this post will be subject to an enhanced check by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).
We act as ‘One Council’ in all we do, with each of us working together in the most effective way to meet the needs of our customers every day – if you share this ethos then we really want to hear from you…
What to do now… Please visit our website for a full Job Description. For an informal discussion about the role please contact Lorraine Tarratt, Team Manager on 01572 758255 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
To apply: visit www.rutland.gov.uk to apply, alternatively you can contact one of the HR team for an application pack, email: email@example.com or call 01527 722 577.
All recruitment correspondence, including interview details, will usually be sent out via email. If you require documentation/correspondence in an alternative format, please contact the HR team.
Rutland County Council is committed to Equality and Diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.
Everyone at Rutland County Council has a responsibility for, and is committed to, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of Children, Young People and Vulnerable Adults and for ensuring that they are protected from harm.