NHS AfC: Band 6
Main area Social Worker
Grade NHS AfC: Band 6
Hours Full time - 37.5 hours per week
Job ref 844-29894500
Salary £31,365 - £33,779 per annum
Salary period Yearly
Closing 09/04/2021 23:59
The values at our HEART, focus on how we all provide care to patients.
Health and wellbeing at the heart of everything we do
Exceptional person-centred care
Actively supporting each other
Responsive, professional, innovative
Trusted to deliver
Wirral Community Health & Care NHS Foundation Trust provides high quality community health and social services which are responsive to the needs of our local population. Services are delivered by our dedicated and innovative health professionals and supported by equally committed staff behind the scenes. We strive to continue developing and improving our services by working with and listening to our populations, partners, commissioners and staff.
Working for Wirral Community Health & Care NHS Foundation Trust offers you a great opportunity to be a part of a talented, passionate and committed team delivering excellent community based services throughout Wirral and surrounding areas.
Are you a qualified Social Worker looking for a career where you can make a difference in your local community? Is a new challenge what you’re searching for? Do you want to help improve people’s lives? If this sounds like you, look no further!
At Wirral Community Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust, we pride ourselves in providing the best support to members of our local community to maintain their independence and dignity to help them live as well as possible, for as long as possible. We are looking for proactive and dynamic individuals to join our Integrated Care Coordination teams in an Integrated Community Health and Social Care service, working across the Wirral Peninsula.
You will work with people aged 18+ who may have multiple conditions, learning disabilities and complex care needs as part of a multi disciplinary team in a community setting.
To join our Integrated Care Coordination teams you will:
Be a registered Social Worker with Social Work England
Have completed ASYE and critical reflection modules post qualification
Have proven knowledge of the Care Act 2014, Mental Capacity act 2005, Safeguarding and other specific legislation appropriate to Adult Social care
Be committed to delivering a high standard of care and promoting professional standards
Be an excellent communicator who will innovate, inspire and support colleagues
Advocate for members of our community, identifying changes in need and planning for their current and future care
Valued. Supported. Empowered.
As a valued member of our Trust, your manager will support you in setting personal goals for the year as part of your induction and ongoing learning and development. You will be encouraged to undertake training to assist you to excel in your role with the Trust and ensure you are equipped to reach your full potential in this role.
Benefits & Rewards
The Trust offers a competitive starting salary and access to a wide range of employee benefits, including:
Annual leave of 27 days plus bank holidays (this may increase depending on NHS service)
Flexible working and job share opportunities
Salary sacrifice schemes e.g. public transport loans, cycle schemes
Staff discount schemes e.g. Discounted leisure centre membership
In house training
Free on-site parking (dependent on site)
Personal resilience training
Staff counselling service
Active staff council
Support for carers
Fast track physiotherapy service
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WCHC is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse workforce and we welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of disability, age, sex, race, religion, sexual orientation, maternity/pregnancy, marriage/civil partnership or transgender status.
Candidates are advised to apply early. We reserve the right to close a vacancy prior to the closing date if a high number of applications are received.
We are required to obtain written references covering at least the past 3 years of employment or education / training history. Please provide contact details for all referees, including business e-mail addresses. The trust will not accept personal references from friends or family.
The Trust pays staff in line with national NHS Terms and Conditions. Relevant experience may be considered when salary offers are made.
Staff on the Trust's Redeployment Register will be given priority access to vacancies at their substantive band. 'Restricted' and 'Open Access' vacancies run simultaneously and restricted applications should be made via the appropriate advert (an 'R' will display next to the Job Title in the advert). 'Restricted' adverts run for a minimum of 7 days.
Applications are welcome from those interested in a job share opportunity.
We are an equal opportunities employer
Flexible working is very important to the Trust in both the provision of this to staff and also in staff supporting the provision of our services.
For information explaining how we use your information in line with GDPR please see our ‘Guidance for applicants’ document under the section ‘Additional documentation’.
Wirral Community Health & Care NHS Foundation Trust is committed to discharging its statutory duty to safeguard and promote the welfare of children, young people and adults and will support staff to fulfil this duty.
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This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.