Social Worker (Wednesbury Community Social Work Team)
We have several Adult Social Work vacancies across Sandwell and we are looking for committed and hardworking social care professionals to bring your experience, skills, and attributes to make a difference to the lives of the people of Sandwell.
If you are interested in more than one of our Social Worker opportunities, please only apply for one and email the HR Resourcing team with the SAND reference number/s of the other opportunities you are interested in!
You will need to be motivated and flexible with high professional standards and sound knowledge and experience of current legislation including the Care Act 2014, Continuing Health Care, Mental Health Act, Mental Capacity Act 2005, and Community DOLS.
It is a requirement of this role to hold a degree in Social Work, Dip SW, CQSW or equivalent.
You will be expected to work with vulnerable adults with mental health issues, learning disability, physical disability, older people and their carers. You will need to be confident in undertaking safeguarding investigations, mental capacity assessments and best interest decisions, carrying out outcome focused assessments and with support planning. You will be expected to work with a diverse group of individuals and with our partner agencies.
You will be given robust induction, ample training opportunities and regular supervision and excellent career development opportunities. We have agile working facilities and flexible working policies in place. You will be working within a friendly, diverse and supportive team.
A Disclosure and Barring (DBS) check will be required for this role.
Our Values; Trust, Unity and Progress make us unique, they define how we do things and are reflected in the way we behave. They are important to us, guiding and shaping our organisational culture. Our values are key to us achieving Sandwell’s Vision 2030 and also guide us when we recruit.
37 hours per week
This advert will close as soon as sufficient applications are received. Therefore, you are strongly advised to complete and return your application as soon as possible. When completing your application please refer to the supporting documents attached.
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