Senior Social Worker, Integrated Care
Grade 9, £38,890 - £43,857 per annum
An exciting opportunity has arisen for two Senior Social Workers to join our services in Wokingham’s Integrated Care and Support (WISH) team. As part of this role you will be at the heart of our integration with Health, and integral in developing a strong relationship with our health colleagues. We are are seeking motivated, autonomous and creative applicants to drive relationships and networks with health, and to support integration between our services.
Wokingham Integrated Partnership Programme are running a number of innovative programmes to promote integration and develop proactive and preventative work. We are therefore looking for applicants to progress and maintain excellent relationships and links with Primary Care Networks, GP Practices, Community Health Services, hospitals and Voluntary Care Services (VCS). The post will provide opportunities for joint working, training and problem resolution. This will result in greater resilience across the whole system, with a shared knowledge of working practices and access to information and support. Wokingham Borough has established Multi-Disciplinary Team meetings involving Health, Adult Social Care and the VCS. Part of the role will be to chair the MDT meetings and to actively contribute to their ongoing development and success.
The posts will be based within the WBC Adult Social Care, one post within the long term services and the other post within short term services, in order to embed this way of working more broadly. Alongside this development role, the post holder will also be required to hold a small caseload of cases generated from MDT referrals, to support the wider teams and provide supervision to a maximum of 2 Social Workers.
The post holder will be a qualified Social Worker and registered with Social Work England, with experience of working in Adult Social Care. They will have a good knowledge and experience of working with all relevant legal frameworks. The ability to work in a busy, fast paced environment and to be able to plan and adapt to change is also essential.
We are a supportive and established service, offering a robust induction programme, regular supervision, and good opportunities for CPD training and development.
Closing Date: 11pm, 1st August 2021
Interview Date: TBC
For an informal discussion, please contact Emma Hodge, firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
Wokingham is an equal opportunities employer.