Social Care Worker
City of York Council Adult Social Care are looking to recruit a Social Care Worker (Hospital Social Work Team), this is an unqualified position.
The role would require you to work within a fast paced environment, within a supportive Hospital Social Work Team facilitating timely and safe hospital discharges. The team work to facilitate rapid hospital discharge and also complete assessments post discharge in line with the Discharge to Assess Guidance. Regular supervision and training are provided. You will hold your own caseload, working within a supportive team of qualified and unqualified workers.
Our aim is to put social work at the heart of the community and ensure people get the personalised care they need. We strive to keep people in their communities, with their families, with residential care only used when necessary with the focus on strength based practice.
We recognise that social care can be a challenging job and actively invest in supporting our social work teams.
If you are interested in applying for this role you will need a working knowledge of legislation relating to Adult Social Care, Safeguarding Adults and Mental Capacity. You will have excellent communication skills as well as skills in assessment, partnership working and accountable practice.
As this role is public facing, applicants will need to demonstrate, at interview, their competency to converse and provide advice and guidance to members of the public, in spoken English to CEFR level C1: Can express him/herself fluently and spontaneously, almost effortlessly. Only a conceptually difficult subject can hinder a natural, smooth flow of language.
City of York Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment. We require the successful candidate to undertake an enhanced Criminal Record check via the Disclosure and Barring Service.
The Council is highly committed to investing in the talent and wellbeing of our staff and can offer generous annual leave allowance, access to the Local Government Pension Scheme, comprehensive Health & Wellbeing initiatives and a reward package which recognises your contribution. We can offer flexible working practices, community engagement and volunteer activities and as part of our commitment to you, promote continuous Learning & Development. In addition we also offer a growing range of discounts, rewards and savings.
For further information, or for an informal discussion, please contact Penny Ainley (Acting Service Manager) at firstname.lastname@example.org or on 01904 721900.
Closing date: Sunday 6 December 2020 at 12 midnight