Hours : Full time and Part time - We have a range of different working patterns that we can offer
Main Bases : Stevenage, Hemel Hempstead, Hospital Teams including out of county.
Want to feel empowered to make your work person-centred?
That those around you trust you, and inspire you?
Work alongside some of the sector’s most passionate professionals, as a Hertfordshire County Council Social Worker / Senior Social Worker.
This is an exciting and rewarding role within our Adult Disability Team and Older People Teams, to provide responses to those in need of support.
So what does this role involve?
You’ll need to be able to respond to complex needs, which can be difficult or ambiguous at times, and work closely with our carers.
Your acute analytical skills will be used to inform assessment, make decisions, and intervene when needed also supporting others to do the same.
You will also be able to ensure effective safeguarding and risk management, so that our people are protected from harm.
The role requires you to address adversity (such as poor health and poverty), as well as social exclusion, to help maximise strength of individuals and their communities.
You will promote independence and autonomy with all who you work with, using your person-centred approach.
You will be an ambassador for our HCC Values, Behaviours, and Professional Standards, both internally and externally. This will also involve contributing to the learning and development of others.
Alongside this, we will continually support you in your professional development.
Send your CV to tamara.samuels hertfordshire.gov.uk or click 'Apply Now' button at the bottom of the screen.
If you would like to find out more information regarding the current vacancies we have, please call 01992 555663.
Please note : Applications are being viewed on receipt and interviews will be arranged accordingly.
Safeguarding children and adults is of utmost importance to Hertfordshire County Council. The Council requires employees to abide by legislation and best practice to enable Hertfordshire to achieve this.
This role has been identified as requiring a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check. For more information click here
As part of this role you will be required to travel to visit service users out in the community, either in their homes or at other venues in order to undertake assessments.
You will also be required to attend meetings at other sites other than your own work base. In light of this, regular access to a car is required for this role.
English Fluency :
Please Note : The ability to converse at ease with members of the public and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post.