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Social Workers - West Locality
  • Employer: West Berkshire Council
  • Reference: V4733
  • Published: Mon 15/08/2022, 9:30 AM
  • Closing on: Mon 29/08/2022, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: From £28226 to £37568 per annum (Grade H-I)
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Council Offices, Market Street, Newbury, Berkshire

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Social Workers - West Locality

Adult Services in West Berkshire has an opportunity for a full time experienced Social Workers who are registered with Social Work England to join our friendly and supportive West Locality team. We are a small Local Authority with a mixture of urban and rural communities which offers great variety and positive challenges. West Berkshire Council is embracing a new way of working with a strong focus on localities and a strengths based approach to the people that we work with. 

You will work collaboratively with Occupational Therapists and Social Care Practitioners in a large team to undertake assessments and reviews of adults who need care and support in the community. The work is very varied and will involve working with adults with a wide range of needs and disabilities.

Experience of working with people with Learning Disabilities will be of benefit for this post and you will need a working knowledge of the Mental Capacity Act and Safeguarding processes.

You will hold a full caseload and contribute to team performance, as well participate in a duty rota, but in return you will be offered regular professional supervision and there are opportunities to develop your own skills as a supervisor.

We are ideally looking to offer the successful candidates the hours advertised above. We may however consider offering less hours than advertised, providing they meet the requirements of the role and service which will be determined by the recruiting manager.

West Berkshire Council offer excellent employment benefits such as flexible working, access to a wide range of relevant training, local government pension scheme, family friendly policies, a range of local discounts and much more. You will also be entitled to a generous annual leave entitlement of 28 days per annum rising to a maximum of 33 days. 

A relocation package of up to £8000 may be payable.

Please contact Gabija Knight (Locality Manager) on 01635 503050 for an informal chat about this role.