Social Worker - Adults

Employer
London Borough of Richmond upon Thames and London Borough of Wandsworth
Location
Richmond upon Thames, London (Greater)
Salary
£32427 - £44658
Closing date
29 May 2022

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

Richmond and Wandsworth Adult Social Care & Public Health Department has strong social work values and a focus on improving outcomes to vulnerable adults and their carers. We are looking for experienced, qualified, post AYSE Social Workers to join our Wandsworth Locality teams.

The teams consist of 2 Locality Managers, 5 Assistant Locality Managers, Senior Social Workers, Social Workers and Social Care Assessors who provide a holistic, personalised, strength-based service to residents over the age of 18 who have physical disabilities and older people with physical and mental health disabilities.

Key aspects of the role include:

  • undertaking assessments of individual and carers needs and risks to encourage independence, provide support and prevent harm.
  • working in partnership with service users and carers using a person-centred approach, with the aim of maximising independence, wellbeing and choice.
  • applying social work principles and values to guide professional practice and respect diversity.

Candidates must have post qualification experience along with a good knowledge of relevant legislation and local authority responsibilities in the safeguarding of vulnerable adults. You must have good communication, decision-making and time management skills.

We are committed to the development of our staff; our Adult Social Care Academy offers a range of professional development opportunities for staff in Adult Social Care and Public Health.

To apply please submit your CV and complete the application process online.

For an informal discussion regarding the roles please contact:

Dave Nwokedi - Tel: 020 8871 5622 Email: David.Nwokedi@richmondandwandsworth.gov.uk 

Nina Back – Tel: 020 8871 5819

Email: Nina.Back@richmondandwandsworth,gov.uk

We recognise the importance of a good balance between work and home life so we do everything we can to accommodate flexible working including, working from home, compressed or part-time hours and other arrangements. Please just let us know in your application or at any stage throughout the process (and beyond) if these are options you’d like to explore. We also offer a generous holiday allowance of 39 paid days (pro rata) including bank holidays and a wide range of learning and development opportunities.

In addition, we offer a comprehensive range of staff benefits such as membership of the Local Government pension scheme, childcare vouchers, new technology scheme, interest-free loans on annual travel cards, discounts with many leisure activities, restaurants, shops and other establishments.

To apply please click the Apply Now link below.

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