6 days left
- Contract Type
- Full time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Social Worker to join our fast paced, dynamic and evolving multidisciplined Enablement team based in Wandsworth.
The successful candidate will work closely with the multidisciplinary team to ensure that the service promotes independence in line with the Richmond and Wandsworth's values and behaviours. The role will require that the candidate has a relevant qualification in Social care as well as being HCPC registered.
The successful candidate will:
- Provide Case/Care management.
- Undertake effective functional assessments of the individual/carers needs and risks to encourage independence, provide support and prevent harm.
- Make Recommendations and set goals to enable function.
- Address identified needs to promote well-being in accordance with the Care Act 2014.
- Work as a trusted assessor in relation to equipment and minor adaptation provision.
- Provide advice and support to multidisciplinary colleagues.
- Have at least 2 years post qualification experience.
This is a busy team with a fast throughput of work, therefore excellent time management skills and the ability to manage your own caseload is essential.
Wandsworth offer several benefits to employees which include:
- Strong commitment to professional supervision and supporting staff.
- Excellent training and support with continuing professional development.
- Flexible Working.
- Staff benefit scheme/staff discounts at many leisure activities, restaurants, shops, and other establishments.
- 31 days annual leave plus bank holidays.
- Membership of the Local Government contributory pension scheme
- Childcare vouchers
- New technology scheme
- Interest free loans on annual travel cards.
Richmond and Wandsworth are currently reviewing our pay, reward and benefits framework, in partnership with Trade Union colleagues. We are developing different options that make sure we have a fair and transparent system in place.
The selection process will include an interview and a written test.
This post is subject to a DBS check.
If you would like an informal discussion about the role please contact Kathryn Snodgrass, assistant service manager on email@example.com.
Indicative Recruitment Timeline
Closing Date: 23rd July 2019.
Interview Date: Week commencing 29th July 2019.
Please note that these dates are only indicative at this stage and could be subject to change.
The closing date is given as a guide. We reserve the right to close this vacancy once a sufficient number of applications has been received. Therefore, it is strongly advised that you complete and return your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.
Richmond and Wandsworth Councils are committed to making our recruitment practices as inclusive as possible for everyone. We are committed to promoting equality and diversity and developing a culture that values differences, recognising that employees from a variety of backgrounds bring important and positive contributions to the Councils and can improve the way we deliver services. We are proud to be a Disability Confident employer.
This post is exempted under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such appointment to this post will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of police records via Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). The Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) helps employers make safer recruitment decisions and prevent unsuitable people from working with vulnerable groups, including children. It replaces the Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) and Independent Safeguarding Authority (ISA).