Level 2 Social Worker

Royal Borough of Greenwich
England, London
£37722 - £40869 per annum
Closing date
14 Dec 2021

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Health and Social Care, Adult Services, Safeguarding, Social Care
Job role
Social Worker
Salary Band
£40,000 - £49,999
Contract Type
Full time

Job Details

Join our forward-thinking approach

Strength in people. Strength in communities. Strength in diversity.

At Royal Borough of Greenwich, we're strong believers in empowering people and building on their strengths. Our person-centred approach means our employees get more job satisfaction by enabling them to work alongside residents in an outcomes-focused way, using strengths-based, person-centred and evidenced-based practice. We enjoy our work and ensure we deliver the best outcomes in a supported and nurturing environment.

This applies to our residents as well as our workforce.

This is a fantastic time to join us. We're based in Woolwich with visible and approachable leadership who have a broad range and depth of experience. We're looking for experienced Health and Adults Social Workers who are registered with Social Work England to join us. The ideal candidate will be committed to working creatively to enable our residents to experience personalised, integrated care. You'll also support residents to maintain their independence and wellbeing, cope with change, attain the outcomes they want and need, understand and manage risk, and participate in the life of their communities.

We pride ourselves on our:

  • Supportive managers
  • Manageable caseloads
  • CPD opportunities and career progression
  • A stable workforce
  • Employee job satisfaction
  • South East London Teaching Partnership and other HEIs to enhance the link between theory, practice and academic learning.
  • Strong links between the NHS, Oxleas NHS Trust and Greenwich Clinical Commissioning Group - this integration enables efficient multidisciplinary working.

Our employees enjoy being part of Royal Borough of Greenwich Health and Adult services and highly value the organisation's supportive culture and leadership, and Royal Greenwich Employee Benefits.

Additional benefits include:

  • Rota days equating to an additional 10 days off per year
  • Travel expenses for visits OR essential car user car parking (close to the workplace)
  • Social worker career progression scheme.

Royal Greenwich is an exciting and vibrant London borough. It's home to the Meridian Line, Cutty Sark, the Royal Observatory, the National Maritime Museum, and the Old Royal Naval College including the fabulous Painted Hall, London's cable car, Greenwich Market, Greenwich Park and The O2 arena. Greenwich has an abundance of green open spaces for recreational purposes and offers some of the cheapest and affordable housing in London.

The borough has excellent transport links, the DLR, Thames Clipper, London Overground and the Elizabeth Line. Royal Greenwich's diversity is evident to all who visit and our long history of ethnic and cultural diversity has created a place that's treasured by those who live and work here.

The main council offices are in Woolwich, which is in the centre of the borough. Woolwich is an area of extensive regeneration, including the Woolwich Creative District.

Want to speak to us?

If you like the sound of working in a stimulating and vibrant environment, apply below or get in touch with us today by calling:

  • Lisette Wybourn - 07999101434
  • Dawn Williams - 0208 921 5075 or 07999101437

Royal Borough of Greenwich reserves the right to close any vacancy earlier than the advertised closing date should there be a high volume of applications received.


Why work for the Royal Borough of Greenwich?

The Royal Borough Of Greenwich supports equality and diversity in the workplace. The borough has a clear commitment to the LGBT community, mental health issues, race equality and disability.

Greenwich offers a diverse range of roles, from junior to senior positions, spanning service sectors from children’s services to engineering.

With the main council offices based in the heart of Woolwich, employees also benefit from an excellent transport links, while central London is just 20 minutes away.

Excellent benefits

  • Up to 31 days leave per year.
  • Flexible working hours.
  • Developing opportunities to maximise employee’s potential.
  • Annual season ticket loan.
  • Greenwich One Card which entitles employees to discounts at local businesses.
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