Team: South Locality Older People’s Community Assessment Team
Family: Supporting - CBG10
Salary: £31,589 - £33,106 per annum pro rata + MRS £6,000 per annum pro rata
Hours: Full time, 37 hours per week
Contract Type: Permanent
Base location: Watling House, Dunstable
Closing Date: 1st October 2021
More about the role:
The South Locality Older People’s Community Assessment Team is a highly professional Adult Social Care team assessing the social care needs of people aged 65+ who live in the Dunstable, Houghton Regis and Leighton Buzzard area. We are currently looking to recruit an experienced social worker to join our busy and multi-skilled team. The Team forms part of the Community Assessment Service and practices at the cutting edge of Adult Social Care with a strong focus on improving customer outcomes in a person centred way.
As an experienced social worker you will be expected to undertake Care Act assessments, manage Safeguarding Adult s42 enquiries, support Continuing Health Care meetings, and have a good knowledge of adult social care legislation in order to promote person centred practice and understand the needs and of the people we assess.
Our collective practice has a strong focus on early prevention and optimising levels of independence. We are a progressive team who offer manageable caseloads and a friendly, supportive work environment. Whilst our office base is Watling House, Dunstable we work in an agile manner. IT equipment is provided to support both home and office working.
The successful candidate must have a recognised Social work qualification and registration with Social Work England. Your values will demonstrate a commitment to an enabling, strengths-based approach in promoting people’s outcomes and independence. You will also show commitment to working in a manner that evidences best practice and professional pride at all times. In return, Central Bedfordshire Council supports the workforce to operate in an agile manner by providing modern IT equipment as well as generous annual leave, local government pension scheme, regular supervision, support to develop and ongoing training.
The Community Assessment Service is continually striving to ensure that best practice is delivered to the residents we serve and is investing heavily in being a vibrant, supportive and inspiring place to work. If you think you have the skills and aptitude to join us on our journey, ensuring that Central Bedfordshire remains a great place to live and work, we would like to hear from you.
To assess your suitability for the role, you must demonstrate how you meet the key outcomes, accountabilities and competencies. To do this, you’ll need to refer to the Family Profile, Role Profile and Competency Framework which can be found in the Recruitment Pack: Social Worker Recruitment Pack
For any further questions or for an informal discussion please contact: Suzanne Russell at Suzanne.firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0300 300 5013
For queries related to the recruitment of this vacancy, please contact: The Recruitment Team at email@example.com
Central Bedfordshire Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all employees, volunteers and contractors to share this commitment. This post is subject to the disclosure of criminal records.
Central Bedfordshire Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome enquiries from everyone and value diversity in the workplace. We are a Disability Confident employer, we are working to become a Disability Confident leader in our community.
To maintain a fair and consistent approach for applicants, it is Central Bedfordshire Council's policy to only consider applications made via our online application system and we therefore thank you for not submitting your application offline. If you do not have a CV to hand, please look on our website for a CV template that you can use to create your CV to apply for this role. http://www.centralbedfordshire.gov.uk/jobs/work-here/application.aspx