Social Worker (Young Adults Team)

Location
Sandwell, West Midlands
Salary
£30,451 - £34,728 per annum
Posted
27 Nov 2020
Closes
08 Dec 2020
Ref
SAND000004943
Job role
Social Worker
Contract Type
Full time

This position is a fixed term contract until 31 December 2021.

Are you are enthusiastic and dynamic and want to join a dedicated and very supportive team in the delivery of Adult Social Care across Sandwell? 

The Sandwell Young Adults Team work with vulnerable people from 18 – 25 years old and are looking for a dedicated qualified Social Worker to join their team. The team is very friendly and supportive of each other. We meet regularly as a team to discuss clients, explore areas of practice and offer 1:1 supervision monthly.

You will need to have the confidence to advocate for our clients and work in partnership with health colleagues, other statutory partners and voluntary sector providers.  As a practitioner you will need to have the ability to be creative, innovative and search for solutions that are not always obvious. 

A Degree in Social Work, Dip SW, CQSW or equivalent is an essential requirement for the role and the successful candidate should be flexible, innovative and have an up to date knowledge and experience of legislation and policies in the social care arena.

In addition, should be competent in applying a strengths based approach to assessment and support planning and be able to  support customers to meet their assessed outcomes and maximise their independence by utilising community resources and universal services.

If you have the required qualification, skills, experience and qualities, see Job Description and Personnel Specification, please submit your application by the closing date (8 December 2020).

An Enhanced Disclosure and Barring (DBS) check will be required for this role.

Our Values; TrustUnity 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.

Hours

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.

If you have a disability and require assistance in making an application, or have experienced a problem whilst applying for a position, please contact the Resourcing Team on 0121 569 3300 or via e-mail to: hr_resourcing@sandwell.gov.uk

Supporting documents
Information for Applicants
Job Description
Personnel Specification