Social Worker Review Team

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Permanent
Working Hours:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
22/12/2022
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 27/01/2023 23:59
Employment Location:
Sand Martin House
Salary:
£34,723 to £38,296
Weekly Hours:
37
Vacancy ID:
105119
Closing date:
27 Jan
Further Information

An opportunity has arisen for a permanent full time Social Worker role within our adult social care community service, for the Review Team.

We are a team made up of Care Support Workers and a Team Manager and are expanding our team with a new Social Worker position. We offer support to people over the age of 18 with physical and learning disabilities, older people and their families and informal carers. Our team support a variety of review activity, including post-hospital, those in receipt of a Direct Payment and statutory annual reviews within individuals own homes, including supported living and care home settings.

We apply a blended approach to our reviews through telephone, technology and home visits to understand and appreciate an individual’s interests, aspirations, concerns and goals and review their current services and ongoing needs. We consider their existing networks of family, friends and wider community support are explored, focusing on what the individual can do for themselves.

The successful applicant will be required to supervise some Care Support Worker team members.

Applicants would need to hold a current Social Work qualification and registered with Social Work England. Experience of working with adults is essential along with a good understanding of Care Act 2014 legislation and an understanding of strength-based approach.

The successful candidate will need to be able to travel independently between locations including out of county areas on occasions

The successful candidate will be based at Sandmartin House in Peterborough, although some flexible working / working from home will continue to be an option.

In return we can offer:

• A competitive salary*

• Agile working
• Bespoke training and career progression opportunities
• Working as part of a supportive and compassionate team with a great sense of community.

*Salary grade subject to experience

This post is subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check at an enhanced level. The Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

The service would welcome applicants from a varied background, as all social work backgrounds and skills are relevant and transferable to the service for those with an interest in developing new skills and knowledge around disability and complex needs.

We are proud to serve the diverse communities of Peterborough and want our workforce to reflect this diversity, which we believe is beneficial for our employees, the organisation and the communities we serve.

For any further information please contact Team Manager, Helen Everitt at helen.everitt@peterborough.gov.uk

Please note
This job is closed for applications.