Social Worker
Trafford Council
2d ago
source : greater jobs

Address Community Social Work Team West (Adults), Partington Health Centre, Central Road, Partington, M31 4FY

Salary £29,636 - £34,788 Per Annum

Salary Grade Band 7 / 8

Closing date 28th June 2020 23 : 59pm

Interview date w / c 7th July 2020

About us

Trafford Council and its partners in the public, private and third sectors are embarking on a Vision which sees us working together to close inequality gaps and maximize Trafford’s huge potential.

Our vision is working together to build the best future for all our communities and everyone in Trafford.

We are looking to recruit a social worker to join our integrated community service within the West Neighborhood Team based in Partington on a permanent contract.

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic individual to work in a team to undertake strength based assessments and deliver appropriate person centered support and outcomes for adults with care and support needs.

You must be able to work in ways that promote independence, recognise the potential for change and through excellent practice enable people to maximize their strengths.

About you

  • Your style and approach will reflect our values and behaviors : you will be committed to continually learning & improving the way you do things to ensure effective outcomes;
  • valuing and respecting others’ contribution, you will work together to deliver service; you will take ownership of your actions and strive to getting things right first time and learn from when things do go wrong;
  • you will enjoy taking personal responsibility to resolve issues and change what you do and how you do it to make a difference.

    You will need to hold a relevant social work qualification and be registered with Social Work England.

    You must possess good communication skills and be able to work proactively with a range of adults applying a clear understanding of the legislative framework for Adult Social Care.

    In addition you will be required to provide an effective response to safeguarding enquiries in line with both the Care Act and local policy and procedures.

    In return we offer flexible working arrangements, provide opportunities to develop skills through a structured development programme, and provide regular support through professional supervision.

    For an informal chat, please contact Brendan Gallagher - Service Manager on 07513030788

    About the benefits

    You will be welcomed into a friendly environment where your personal and professional development will be encouraged. You will have the opportunity to work and grow in a people-centered and values based organisation that promotes a positive permission culture.

    Your opinions matter so you will have the opportunity to shape how we do things here at Trafford.

    Trafford recognises the importance of staff wellbeing and offer a number of initiatives for staff including mindfulness, mental health first aiders, running & walking groups and health and wellbeing events.

    Our great benefits include : -


    Home Technology Scheme

    Simply Healthcare

    Employee Discount Scheme - 'Perks at Work'

    Trafford the place - Trafford continues to be one of the best places to live, in the country. According to statistics, the borough scores highly in terms of recycling, education, employment and crime reduction, and has a reputation of being one of the safest places to live in Greater Manchester.

    Trafford has some of the best schools in the country; it also has excellent transport links and is globally recognised for its, sport, culture and leisure interests.

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