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Organisation:
North Northamptonshire Council
Hours:
37.00
Salary:
£30,863 - £34,155
Working
Pattern:
Permanent
Location:
Saunders Close, Kettering
Reference:
26888
Closing date:
24 May 2022 at midnight
NORTH NORTHAMPTONSHIRE COUNCIL ADULT SOCIAL CARE
Learning Disability Team Social Work Vacancies

Full time post (37 hours per week) in our LD Corby / Kettering hub

Are you a qualified Social Worker, who thrives on being at the forefront of innovative practice and new ways of working?
Do you have a passion and commitment to work alongside people with a Learning Disability to enable them to live their best life possible?
Do you want to be part of a developing dynamic and creative culture, which seeks to connect individuals and their communities, by asking the right questions at the right time, to support people to find the right solutions?

About Us
North Northamptonshire Council Adult Social Care has been on an exciting journey of transformation throughout its first year, following Northamptonshire County Council forming two brand new unitary authorities in April 2021 – West Northamptonshire Council, and North Northamptonshire Council. This has given us the opportunity to really look at how we provide adult social care on a more localised level, leading to lots of exciting innovations and a new model of working which puts people and their communities firmly at the heart of what we do.

Our Approach
We use a strengths based, outcomes focussed approach, and utilise the 3 conversations model. This means engaging people in a conversational model which allows them to tell us what is important and really matters to them, and then taking timely action to support them to connect with resources that help them continue with their chosen life – either with support or independently.

Learning Disability Teams
North Northants Council have developed accessible hubs within the heart of our communities. The Learning Disability Team have hubs in Corby/Kettering and Wellingborough/East Northants. The teams provide support to adults with a learning disability from the age of 18 upwards to achieve their goals, utilising the 3 conversations model. This means engaging people in a conversational model which allows them to tell us what is important and really matters to them, and then taking timely action to support them to connect with resources that help them continue with their chosen life – either with support or independently. The emphasis is on promoting the person’s strengths and maximising their independence and opportunities to achieve their identified outcomes through a focus on progression. The hubs work closely with a range of agencies and local community resources, connecting people and communities, to promote and maximise independence and community integration.

About You
We know that our staff are key to our success, and we are seeking people with ambition, creativity and commitment to our values to help us to achieve the best possible outcomes for our customers.
Do your skills set and values match our ambitions?

• You are a qualified Social Worker, registered with Social Work England. We welcome applications from both experienced and newly qualified social workers.

• You have experience of working with people with a Learning Disability and are passionate about identifying their strengths and supporting them to achieve their outcomes.

• You are proactive, and have the ability to think creatively.

• You exercise professional curiosity rather than accept things at face value or make decisions based on assumptions.

• You demonstrate problem solving abilities, working alongside people to enable them to find their own solutions.

• You are a great team player, willing to share knowledge and expertise with colleagues in your team.

• You love a challenge, and have an openness to learn and change.

• You put your ability to analyse and take action in challenging situations to good use, and are able to evidence positive risk taking skills – knowing how to balance individual rights against risks.

• You have a real commitment to identifying and promoting people’s strengths, hopes and aspirations.

• You have a passion for connecting and working in partnership with people and their situation.

• You are willing and able to work collaboratively with a wide range of partners, including community groups and the voluntary sector as well as colleagues in health and other sectors.

• You understand the legislative frameworks which govern the work we do as adult social care workers

For further information about these posts, please contact:
Pam Barnard (Principal Care Manager) 07718 393770, or
Donna Carter (Principal Care Manager) 07423 810306


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