The London Borough of Newham serves one of the most vibrant and culturally diverse communities in the UK where over 100 different languages are spoken. This makes Newham an exciting and interesting place to work. Newham Adult Social Care service provides support to adults and carers, who may, because of the effects of ill health or disability, need support to live safely and independently. Our vision is to promote the wellbeing of people in Newham, making the best use of available resources to enable adults to live in the community independently and live safely, free from abuse and neglect. We strive to support our customers to make their own decisions, to feel safe and protected from harm, aspire to good health throughout their lives and make positive choices to maintain and improve their wellbeing.
We currently have qualified Social Worker vacancies across various teams in Adult Social Care
£32,430 pa - £39,774 pa plus a market supplement of £3,000 pa
We are seeking qualified and HCPC registered Social Workers with a minimum of two years post qualifying experience in adult services. We are particularly interested in hearing from you if you have experience of working with adults with learning disabilities.
The successful applicants will need to have excellent organisational skills and be a tenacious and skilled communicator as these roles are integral to the development of integrated and co-ordinated care services.
You will work alongside a wide range of multi-disciplinary professionals, carers, statutory and voluntary agencies connected to the care of individual customers. As such, you will be required to manage a varied caseload
- Access to a range of discounts and offers on entertainment, finance, health, motoring, shopping and travel.
- Opportunity to qualify as a Best Interests Assessor and Practice Educator.
- A supportive team working environment with regular supervision from a Practice Manager or Team Manager.
- Access to a wide range of formal and informal CPD activities underpinned by a performance appraisal scheme and career progression pathway.
For more information or an informal discussion, please contact Alex Chidgey on 020 3373 0784 or Nicky Hyde on 0203 373 1457
The London Borough of Newham is a Disability Confident employer. Candidates who declare that they have a disability in accordance with the Equality Act 2010 and meet the essential criteria as specified in the Job Profile will be guaranteed an interview.
Priority consideration on all advertised roles will be given to London Borough of Newham Redeployees.
We are not accepting applications from previous candidates who have applied for this post within the last 6 months.
The London Borough of Newham is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable groups and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Please be aware that a Disclosure and Barring Scheme (DBS) check will be required for any position with access to these groups under the provision of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.
In addition, the Authority reserves the right to request employees undertake a basic disclosure check (Disclosure Scotland) where required for the role this includes anyone who has access to (or information obtained directly from) a government database, or has a GCSX account. These posts will be required to have a Basic Disclosure Scotland check as per the requirements of BPSS (Baseline Personnel Security Standards).
“Application are vetted weekly and we will be in touch with successful applications before the end date”