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Senior Social Worker - Short Term Intervention Team (Barrow)

Cumbria County Council
£36,371 - £37,568
Closing date
24 Jul 2022

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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, support wellbeing, ensure best value for money whilst always 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 looking for a Senior Social Worker to join our Hospital Discharge Team, which primarily requires Working to  the Discharge to Assess model ( D2A).

As a Senior Social Worker you will have the opportunity to support and develop our incredible team of Social Workers, promoting positivity and encouraging wellbeing practices, as well as working closely with our passionate Team Manager, making this role an integral part of the overall team.

We are looking for someone who can work well within our friendly and supportive team and who is able to bring a flexible and pro-active approach to this role. This role will also involve working collaboratively with the wider Social Work Teams as well as Health colleagues and other key partners.

If you feel you have the experience, passion, and drive for this role, please apply below!

You can contact Louise Syborn on either T: 07796 891113 or E: for more information about our team and the role.

We look forward to hearing from you!

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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