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Social Worker - Adult Services

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Organisation:
West Northamptonshire Council
Hours:
37.00
Salary:
£31,558 - £34,924
Working
Pattern:
Permanent
Location:
The Forum
Reference:
26907
Closing date:
25 May 2022 at midday
Social Worker vacancies, full time and part time working with Adults in Northampton, Towcester and Daventry.
Applicants must hold a valid Driving Licence and have access to a car.

About the Role:
Are you a qualified Social Worker and passionate about working with people to promote independence and dedicated to making a difference? We would love to hear from you! We are looking for enthusiastic and dynamic qualified and registered social workers.
West Northamptonshire Council Adult Social Care is on an exciting innovation journey working with the Three Conversation approach, a model that re-emphasises focus on people, their strengths and the networks through the development of community and Inclusion hubs.

We are looking for Social Workers who believe it is important to ensure people have choice and control over their own support needs. We want people who are committed, like us, to focus on the person, their strengths and networks rather than routinely assessing people for services and eligibility. The three conversation model paving a new way of working in adult social care and we want social workers who are enthusiastic and passionate to work with us on this journey.
Post holders will work with adults with physical, sensory, cognitive impairments, and people with mental health problems who live in the Northampton, South Northamptonshire and Daventry area.
Basic Requirements:
• Have a social work qualification and be registered with Social Work England
• Enjoy working in a fast-paced environment
• Have the passion to promote people’s strengths and the ability to make a difference in a safe working approach to social work
practices
• Have up to date knowledge of legislation and demonstrable experience of delivering social care outcomes to people in need
• Have good communication and IT skills
• Abe to prioritise, using a risk based approach


We offer:
Our social care staff do all they can to make the difference to local communities in West Northamptonshire and a great asset to the organisation. Some of the offer includes
• Regular formal and informal support
• Safe, supportive and positive working environment
• Annual leave according to the councils policy
• Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme
• Staff discounts
• Robust supervision and training opportunities, enabling you to develop your skills and experience
• Opportunity and support to in progressing professionally and personally

If you would like to talk to someone about the role please phone Erika Duthie, Team Manager for the Daventry/South Northants Inclusion Team on 01604 365388 or alternatively email the team: InclusionDavSN.NCC@westnortants.gov.uk.


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