Are you a passionate and innovative health or social care professional who is committed to achieving effective outcomes in Adult Safeguarding and being part of a forward-thinking culture?
If so, the council is going through an exciting phase of changing the way it works with this complex and challenging area of practice. We have an exciting opportunity for you to be part of building that service and way of working.
We are looking for a Registered Social Worker, Nurse or Occupational Therapist with a proven track record of direct work in an Adult Safeguarding context and demonstrable experience of managing staff. You will have a sound knowledge of relevant legislative frameworks and an ability to demonstrate a commitment to the principles of Making Safeguarding Personal whilst discharging your statutory Duties. You will be confident and assertive, have excellent communication skills and be able to work collaboratively with partners, with an ability to think flexibly and creatively in a solution focused way. You will be experienced in working in a fast-paced environment and able to balance competing priorities for yourself and your team.
For an informal discussion about this opportunity, please contact Lorna Pearce on 07710 064533. No agencies please.
Closing date for applications: 11pm Sunday 1 November 2020
Interview Date: TBC
Wokingham Borough Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff, other workers and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful candidates for this role will be subject to Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) checks along with other relevant employment checks.
To apply, please follow the link to the online application form. CVs are not accepted.
Wokingham is an equal opportunities employer.