Social Worker - East Locality
  • Employer: West Berkshire Council
  • Reference: V4740
  • Published: Thu 15/09/2022, 9:30 AM
  • Closing on: Thu 29/09/2022, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: From £28226 to £37568 per annum (Grade HI)
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Turnham's Green Calcot, Berkshire

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Social Worker - East Locality

Adult Services in West Berkshire has an opportunity for a full time Social Worker with a minimum of 1 years experience and registered with Social Work England to join our friendly and supportive 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.

The Social Worker will work collaboratively with Occupational Therapists and Social Care Practitioners. 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, but in return you will be offered regular professional supervision and there are opportunities to develop your own skills.

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.

Please contact Kate Stephen (Team Leader) on 01635 505137 or Hayley Havers (East Locality Team Manager) on 01635 503527 for an informal chat about this role.

How to Apply

Please complete an online application form.

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This role requires the incumbent to have a car available at work to undertake his/her duties as they will be expected to undertake at least 1500 business miles per year. Essential Car User status attracts a lump sum allowance paid on a monthly basis as well as a free car parking space if he/she works at one of the Council’s corporate buildings.

This role has been identified as public facing in accordance with Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2017; the requirement to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence in English applies.

All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.

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