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Social Worker Adults (Hospital)

Employer
Stoke-on-Trent City Council
Location
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire
Salary
£32,789 - £35,336
Closing date
31 May 2022

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Sector
Health and Social Care, Adult Services, Social Care
Job role
Social Worker
Contract Type
Part Time
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An exciting opportunity for the right individual who has a passion and proven track record within the domain of hospital social work. This post requires an individual to have an excellent working knowledge of local health economies, a working knowledge of both bed base and home based step up and step down provision, someone who understands the demands, timescales and pressures included in supporting flow through a health system and also has experience of working within this setting alongside partner agencies. 

The post has line management for staff . You must therefore have line management experience and a focus on outcomes, performance including DTOCs (delayed transfers of care), staff wellbeing, recruitment and retention and a strengths based approach to intervention. The post has a central base however staffing can be spread around a number of health areas across the city and support in all these areas will be expected. The chosen individual must be able to support 7 day working pattern which will include 1 weekend day every 4 weeks.  

This role is demanding, pressurised, proactive and reactive to escalations therefore any successful candidate will need to show how they will manage these areas effectively and with resilience.  We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all our employees and volunteers to share this commitment. 

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all our employees and volunteers to share this commitment.  This position is exempt under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the successful applicant will be subject to a criminal record check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

Please note that if an employee who is currently at risk of redundancy within the organisation applies for this vacancy their application will receive priority.  If this happens you will be advised accordingly.

To Apply

Please create / log into your account and then click 'apply'.  If you have any queries or want an application form in another format, please email recruitment@stoke.gov.uk or call us on 01782 238189.

In order to apply for this vacancy, you must be able to supply the required answers to the following questions:

  • Do you have the Right to Work in the UK?

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