Social Worker - Adult Locality Team

Recruiter
London Borough of Sutton
Location
Surrey
Salary
32637.00 - 39930.00 GBP Annual + retention payment
Posted
13 Jan 2019
Closes
10 Feb 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

'The London Borough of Sutton has shown just what can be achieved when everybody in the system works together to support joined up care' - CQC Chief Inspector of Primary Care Services

In October 2017 the CQC praised health and social care organisations in the London Borough of Sutton for their work in improving care for people as they move between hospitals and social care. The report concluded

There is a strong commitment to partnership working across the majority of organisations and stakeholders in Sutton.

We are currently looking for experienced and passionate Social Workers to join our growing and developing Sutton and Cheam Locality team delivering 'good quality care' to our residents

Sutton Council is an equal opportunities employer.

About the Job:

Social Worker - Locality Team

Salary - (Grade 8): GBP32,637 - GBP39,930 (GBP41,847 unconsolidated maximum through performance related progression)

Our Adult Sutton and Cheam Locality Team delivers a strengths-based approach to enabling people to achieve their unique outcomes. Supporting vulnerable Adults, people with mental health needs and those with physical disabilities in the Sutton and Cheam area.

Social Workers will regularly carry out risk assessments and visit service users, working with families and service users to help identify their best outcomes. Advocating for people when other agencies are involved in care planning and looking at the least restrictive options of care. Other aspects of the role include emergency duty and safeguarding responsibilities and promoting positive risk taking.

At times experienced Social Workers may need to supervise or mentor unqualified members of staff.

About You:

We want to hear from you if you have a relevant Social Work qualification and experience in Adult Social Care, good Knowledge of relevant Social Work legislation, theories and research. The role requires good written assessment skills and the ability to present complex information confidently and clearly. Working collaboratively with management, service users, family networks and partner agencies to positively affect the outcomes and in some cases resolve conflict. Although not essential applications would be welcome from candidates with DOLS assessor and practice educator experience.

The offer:

A modern and flexible working environment for our staff allowing you to work flexibly from multiple locations, remotely from your mobile/tablet using Google Mail and Apps which are a key enabler for collaborative and streamlined working. Manageable caseloads and a culture of strong management and autonomy. The offer includes:

  • A competitive salary
  • A GBP1000 annual retention payment*
  • An annual leave entitlement of up to 32 days
  • Reimbursement of your annual HCPC registration
  • Fuel allowance
  • Use of Zip car scheme
  • gym memberships
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Discounts in local shops
  • Season ticket loan
  • Parking allocation
  • Introduce a friend scheme