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Social Worker Adults

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Salary
£36,426 - £49,503 per annum
Expires
28/06/2024
Location
Sheen, London
Job Type
Full Time

Would you like the opportunity to shape and develop Adult Social Care in Richmond and Wandsworth Councils? 

Are you keen to join an organisation committed to outstanding practice?

If yes, we have the perfect role for you!

Richmond and Wandsworth Adult Social Services are looking for an experienced qualified Social Worker within the Richmond and Barnes Social Care Team. This team consists of Social Workers and Social Care Assessors who are co-located with the local District Nurses and Community Matrons. The team’s focus is to provide a holistic, personalised, strength-based service to residents over the age of 18 who have physical disabilities and older people with physical and mental health disabilities.

We value work life balance offering manageable caseload and flexible working.  The office is based conveniently 12 minutes from Clapham Junction in East Sheen. There is onsite parking available for staff. The team conveniently situated next to two large GP surgeries, the library, Sheen Day Centre and the Alzheimer’s Carers Café.

As a qualified Social Worker you will be required to: 

undertake assessments of individual and carers needs and risks to encourage independence, provide support and prevent harm.work in partnership with service users and carers using a person-centred approach, with the aim of maximising independence, wellbeing and choice.apply social work principles and values to guide professional practice and respect diversity.Candidates must have post qualification experience along with a good knowledge of relevant legislation and local authority responsibilities in the safeguarding of vulnerable adults. You must have good communication, decision-making and time management skills.

Safeguarding adults is a priority to Richmond and Wandsworth Social Services and you will receive specialist training and close supervision from a member of the management team to develop this area of your practice.

For an informal discussion please contact Margot Behrmann, Locality Manager on Margot.Behrmann@richmondandwandsworth.gov.uk or 0208 487 1678.

Indicative Recruitment Timeline:

Closing Date:  Sunday 16th June 2024

Shortlisting Date: W/C Monday 17th June 2024

Interview Date: w/c Monday 24th June 2024

Useful Information:

Richmond and Wandsworth Councils are committed to making our recruitment practices as inclusive as possible for everyone. We are committed to promoting equality and diversity and developing a culture that values differences, recognising that employees from a variety of backgrounds bring important and positive contributions to the Councils and can improve the way we deliver services. We are proud to be a Disability Confident employer. The application process for this campaign will be anonymised. 

If you require any reasonable adjustments throughout the recruitment and selection process, please let us know. We are also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Some posts may be exempted under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such appointment to these posts will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of police records via Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). We are proud to be a Disability Confident employer.

We offer a wide range of benefits designed to attract, develop, and reward our employees such as 40 days annual leave (including Bank Holidays), flexible working and a generous pension plan.

To apply please click the Apply Now link below.

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