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Senior Social Worker - Long Term Intervention Team (Barrow)

Employer
Cumbria County Council
Location
Cumbria
Salary
£36,371 - £37,568
Closing date
6 Jun 2022

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Sector
Health and Social Care, Social Care
Job role
Social Worker
Contract Type
Full time
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Our vision for Adult Social Care is a place where people want to come and work, a workforce who feel supported, empowered, and valued for the great work they do; and to develop ways of working that promote greater independence, ensure best value for money whilst putting our customers at the heart of everything we do.

Following an exciting and ambitious programme of change within Adult Social Care, we are currently in the implementation phase of our new service and are looking for Social Workers who are passionate about their professions to join our team to help us achieve our ambitions for the future. 

We recognise that our workforce are best placed to design and embed new ways of working to achieve a modern social care service able to deliver the best outcomes for the people of Cumbria within a financially sustainable envelope. 

The Role

 Long Term Assessment and Review Service

This team will support people, aged 18+, who are living in the community and have been identified as having longer term care and support needs.  The service will work across health, social care and third sector organisations with a primary focus upon ensuring that all support plans:

-             Demonstrate how people will meet their needs and aspirations from a range of sources, including friends, family, third sector, the community, equipment or assistive technology, as well as support services

-             Include robust contingency plans that promote personal resilience to manage temporary changes in need or circumstance

Our vision for Adult Social Care is a place where people want to come and work, a workforce who feel supported, empowered and valued for the great work they do; and to develop ways of working that promote greater independence, ensure best value for money whilst putting our customers at the heart of everything we do.

This role requires an enhanced DBS check with an Adults Barred List check. Please note this role involves working in regulated activity with Adults.

What we can offer you

Cumbria County Council is a modern, vibrant place to work offering a range of staff benefits, including:

*Excellent training and development offers

*Flexible working opportunities

*Opportunity to join the Local Government Pension Scheme

*Various perks and discounts schemes, including money off your phone contract and local gyms

*Competitive rates of pay

Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion

Cumbria County Council is committed to improving the diversity of its workforce to better reflect the communities we serve. We welcome applications from everyone and work to promote an inclusive, supportive culture that values and celebrates our differences.

As a Disability Confident Employer, disabled applicants, who meet the essential criteria of this job, are guaranteed an interview.

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