Job Title: Social Worker, Three Rivers Extended Involvement Team
Location: Apsley, Hemel Hempstead
Salary Range: £27,741 - £39,880pa + £6,000 relocation package, £1000 welcome payment & lease car* terms apply plus
Hours: 37 hours per week
Want to feel empowered to make your work person-centred?
That those around you trust you, and inspire you?
Work alongside some of the sector’s most passionate professionals, as a Hertfordshire County Council Social Worker/Senior Social Worker.
This is an exciting and rewarding role within our Older People Teams, to provide responses to those in need of support.
So what does this role involve?
You’ll need to be able to respond to complex needs, which can be difficult or ambiguous at times, and work closely with our carers. Your acute analytical skills will be used to inform assessment, make decisions, and intervene when needed – also supporting others to do the same.
You will also be able to ensure effective safeguarding and risk management, so that our people are protected from harm.
The role requires you to address adversity (such as poor health and poverty), as well as social exclusion, to help maximise strength of individuals and their communities. You will promote independence and autonomy with all who you work with, using your person-centred approach.
You will be an ambassador for our HCC Values, Behaviours, and Professional Standards, both internally and externally. This will also involve contributing to the learning and development of others. Alongside this, we will continually support you in your professional development.
- Social Work degree, Social Work diploma, CQSW or CSS
- Registered with Social Work England (SWE)
- With adults and or children within a health and social care setting
Involvement in multi-agency work
- Applied knowledge of at least one of the following: Mental capacity Act; Mental
- Health Act; Care Management; Continuing Health Care, Care Programme Approach
If you would like to find out more information regarding the current vacancies we have, please call Michele Taylor-Rose on (078 123 230 87) email Michele.Taylor-Rose@hertfordshire.gov.uk or Monique Ward on (078 1232 2987) email Monique.Ward@Hertfordshire.gov.uk
Closing date: Thursday 17th September 2020
Interview date: Friday 25th September 2020
Benefits of Working for HCC:
- Flexible Working Arrangements (depending on the role)
- Excellent Career Development
- Salary Exchange for Additional Benefits
- Excellent Pension Scheme with Employer Contributions
- Shopping Discounts
- Support Groups & Wellbeing Schemes
Safeguarding: Safeguarding children and adults is of utmost importance to Hertfordshire County Council. The Council requires employees to abide by legislation and best practice to enable Hertfordshire to achieve this. This role has been identified as requiring a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check. For more information Click Here
English Fluency: The ability to converse at ease with members of the public and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post.
Disability Confident: We are proud to be a Disability Confident employer and guarantee an interview to anyone disclosing a disability whose application meets the minimum criteria for the post.
Diversity: We are an inclusive employer and value a diverse workforce
Driving Roles Only: As part of this role, you will be required to travel to other HCC Sites/Residences either using your own mode of transport or a company car. In light of this, the ability to drive and/or travel around the County is required for this role and a DVLA check will be required on appointment.
How to Apply: Please follow the 'Apply for Job' button at the bottom of the screen. As part of the application you will be required to upload your most recent CV ensuring gaps in employment have been addressed and includes your current, or most recent, employer. You are also asked to provide a supporting statement which is your opportunity to evidence how your skills, knowledge and experience match what we are looking for based on the Person Specification area of the attached Job Outline. If you do not supply a supporting statement, your application will be rejected.