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Social Work Practitioner - Mental Health - North

Cumbria County Council
£31,895 - £32,798
Closing date
5 Jun 2022

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Health and Social Care, Social Care
Job role
Social Worker
Contract Type
Full time
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Would you like to gain exceptional experience in a hard-working and dedicated team?

We have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and motivated individual to join the Mental Health Social Work Team across North Cumbria, and we welcome applications from experienced candidates looking to develop their career in this field

About the role

You would be working as a part of our friendly and supportive teams, offering great professional benefits with the opportunity to develop a wide range of skills that will enhance the lives of the people we support.

You will undertake person centred social work assessments with individuals and their carers, ensuring the development and delivery of personalised support to meet the Council’s statutory obligation for the protection and support of adults who have social care needs.

Who we are looking for

Ideal candidates will have a solid understanding of the principles of The Care Act 2014 and will be skilled in undertaking strength-based, creative, and inclusive assessments, as well as support planning and the effective management of a mixed complexity case load.

We recognise that social work can be a challenging job and if you are successful you will be working in a supportive environment that is committed to your learning and career development.

Cumbria County Council is a modern and supportive employer, and we have both the technology and the commitment to allow our employees to work flexibly and efficiently. Travel around set geographical locations will be required, but this can be balanced with homeworking as needed.

We would love to hear from you:

If you are interested in any of the above posts and would like to have an informal discussion about joining our teams, please contact Alla Stoica, Team Manager Adults Mental Health Service on or 07774145653.

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

*Boost your pension with Shared Cost Additional Voluntary Contributions (facilitated by AVC Wise)

*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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