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Social Worker - 3.5 Jobs

Kirklees Metropolitan Council
Kirklees, West Yorkshire
37 hours £25,481--£33,782 and 18.5 hours £12,740-£16,991
Closing date
28 Nov 2021

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Health and Social Care, Adult Services
Job role
Social Worker
Salary Band
£30,000 - £39,999
Contract Type
Full time
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Working in Social Care is a challenging and rewarding job. With your help people can remain independent for longer and have choice and control around the care and support they receive. In Kirklees we aim to deliver high quality personalised services.

Do you feel that you can work to deliver the outcomes of personalisation?

The Slaithwaite Community Wellbeing Locality Hub enables care and support to be provided for people aged 18 and over with complex health and social care needs. They work to manage the changing care and support needs of Adults and Carers through the completion of Person Led Assessments and planned and unplanned reassessments, promoting a strength based and person led approach to practice. Your work will also include Safeguarding, self-neglect and Crisis Intervention, adopting an approach of positive risk taking. You will be expected to support as a Duty Worker on a rota basis.

You will be working with Adults and Carers to encourage Self-Directed support and Self-Assessment.

There will be a strong focus upon your own personal professional development to enhance your skills and practice. Our aim is to develop confident and competent practitioners, thereby supporting better outcomes for people we work with and equipping you with real and transferable skills for the future.

You may be required to work across different teams to meet the needs of the service.

You must hold a Social Work England recognised professional Social Work Qualification and have evidence that you be registered with the SWE.

Travel is an essential part of this job and therefore it would be extremely difficult for you to do your job effectively if you did not use a car for all or most of the time. It is essential that you hold a full and valid driving licence and it is expected that you will either use a council vehicle or your own car (exceptions can be made for disabled applicants).

Our offer to you:

  • Generous annual leave entitlement
  • Friendly and supportive team environment
  • Ongoing Training and Career development
  • Excellent pension scheme
  • A range of family friendly polices

In order to be shortlisted for this job please demonstrate, in your application, how you meet the Person

Checklist as detailed on the attached Job Profile.

Closing date

28 November 2021, 11:55 PM

This job is subject to a DBS check at the appropriate level, please refer to the Job Description/Profile. A conviction may not exclude candidates from appointment but will be considered as part of the recruitment process. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults and children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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Job Profile.pdf – 144KB

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