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Social Worker

Employer
Brent Council
Location
Brent, London (Greater)
Salary
£36,708 - £39,867 p.a. inc.
Closing date
11 Aug 2021

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Sector
Health and Social Care, Health, Adult Services, Social Care
Job role
Social Worker
Contract Type
Full time
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Job Details

Are you looking to make a difference in Adult Social Care? Brent Council presents an opportunity to work in the Commissioning Residential and Nursing Team. 

Brent is a tremendously vibrant London borough where the iconic arch of Wembley Stadium dominates the skyline. Spanning both inner and outer London, it is a borough of huge contrasts in terms of its economic, environmental, ethnic and social make up. Brent’s diversity is evident to all who visit our borough and our long history of ethnic and cultural diversity has created a place that is truly unique and valued by those who live and work here.

The council is pursuing a far-reaching transformation agenda that better meets the needs of our community so it is an exciting time to join us.

Brent Council’s wholly owned housing company, i4B, has negotiated the purchase of a brand new apartment block in Wembley Park which will provide much-needed affordable accommodation for key workers across the borough and beyond. The block will be used to retain and recruit key workers in London. If you are successful in applying role this role, you will have the opportunity to move into one of the apartments. More information on the apartments can be found at: 

https://www.brent.gov.uk/services-for-residents/housing/wembley-park-key-worker-housing/

Please email keyworkerhhousing@brent.gov.uk

The Post

We have 2 Social Worker positions available to work in our Commissioning, Residential and Nursing Team.

Successful candidates will be to support our vision of improving health and well-being outcomes for our residents, working in partnership with the local health service and the independent and voluntary sector to provide personal and practical support to help people lead full and active lives, maintain their independence and dignity with choice and control. 

The Person 

We are looking for Qualified Social Workers (who are registered with HCPC) with excellent communication skills including experience and knowledge of Residential and Nursing services.

This role will offer you the opportunity to develop your multi disciplinary working skills as well as enhancing your negotiation and organizational abilities.

You will have supportive managers and you will work within a dedicated team of colleagues with good knowledge of Residential and Nursing Providers. 

Closing date: 11 August 2021 (23:00) 

Additional Information

Brent Council values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this and therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community. We positively encourage all applicants to self-identify their characteristics in the diversity survey section in the application.

We are committed to safer recruitment and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants should be aware that posts working with children, young people and vulnerable adults are subject to an Enhanced DBS check as well as other employment clearances.

 

Brent has a positive approach to flexible working.

As a disability confident employer Brent welcomes applications from people with all disabilities, including hidden disabilities and mental health conditions. We will interview any disabled applicant who meets the essential criteria. If you require reasonable adjustments to be made to any part of the recruitment process due to your disability, please contact us on recruitment@brent.gov.uk

Please note CVs will not be considered as part of your application for this position.

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What make us different?

Brent has a diverse artistic community, a wide range of cultural activities and award-winning parks. Each community in Brent has its own cultural celebrations including one of Europe's biggest Irish festivals and the Hindu Diwali festival, which attracts around 40,000 people each year. The borough is home to 'Mahogany', the innovative designer for carnival and theatrical costumes and the Tricycle Theatre in Kilburn. Brent, located in the northwest of Greater London, is one of London's most diverse boroughs.

Great values!

Brent It is one of the most culturally and racially diverse of all local authorities in England and Wales. Brent is working to be a safer, more attractive and more environmentally-friendly borough, with great opportunities for people to work and thrive.
 
Why work for Brent?

  •  Good road and rail links into central London.  Competent and skilled work teams.  A trusting working environment.  Very attractive pension arrangements. Salary progression. Free season ticket loan scheme. 


Would you like to work in a diverse and cultural environment?

Brent may offer the opportunity you are looking for.

Find Us
Website:
Telephone
020 8937 1234
Location
Brent Civic Centre
Engineers Way
Wembley
HA9 0FJ
GB
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