Job Title: Social Worker
Location: Lister Hospital, Stevenage
Salary: £26,999 - £38,813 pa £6,000 relocation package, £1000 welcome payment & lease car* terms apply plus £2,000 Market Forces Payment
Hours: 37 hours per week
We are looking to recruit experienced Social Workers to join our busy, fast paced, integrated team.
The successful applicants will able to evidence sound knowledge of safeguarding practice, working with people with dementia, the personalisation agenda and Individual Budgets. You will keep the user and any future potential users at the centre of all activity and address user needs within the legislative framework.
You will be responsibility for assessing and arranging care in a hospital setting. We are a busy team covering a large and diverse area and would welcome applications from candidates who can bring energy, creative care planning and a citizen focus.
Working for Hertfordshire County Council you will receive a generous annual leave entitlement plus paid bank holidays. As a qualified Social Worker you also benefit from an additional 5 days paid annual leave pro rata. We offer a comprehensive induction and training programme, career progression opportunities and Local Government Pension Scheme.
Upon joining Hertfordshire County Council you will have access to Herts Rewards which gives discounts and cashback on over 800 retailers and services. This also includes childcare voucher scheme, car share scheme, cycle to work scheme, purchased annual leave scheme, Carewell – an employee assistance programme, and many other lifestyle, wellbeing and financial benefits.
To improve outcomes for service users, Lister Hospital Social Work Team support a 7 day Hospital Discharge service. Staff will be asked to work on consecutive Saturdays and Sundays once every eight weeks and will receive days off during the weeks before and after covering weekends. There will be opportunities for you to discuss this at interview if your application is successful.
For an informal discussion on the role please contact Amanda Chibber on 01438 284034
Closing date: 28 March 2019
Interview date: 8 April 2019