An excellent opportunity has arisen and we are looking for three experienced Social Workers (either Level 2 or Level 3) for a 12 month secondment opportunity working on Continuing Healthcare.
|Hours per-week||37 hours per week|
|Salary||£26,470 – £32,233|
An excellent opportunity has arisen and we are looking for three experienced Social Workers (either Level 2 or Level 3) for a 12 month secondment opportunity working on Continuing Healthcare. These Social Workers will hold a case load of complex cases where CHC funding is in place or the person could be eligible and act in an advisory role for colleagues to ensure we are working within the CHC framework in a consistent manner.
As a Local Authority, we strive to uphold and promote human rights and undertake strengths-based person-centred practice. We seek to promote independence and resilience, and ensure that rights are upheld by working in partnership with individuals that use services, their families and their representatives. We recognise people as experts on their own lives and believe everyone has the right to live their life free from abuse. We value community and work jointly with partners in health and housing departments to achieve better outcomes for the people we work with.
Candidates will have a sound working knowledge of The Care Act 2014, Adult Safeguarding policy and procedure, the Mental Capacity Act 2005 and the National Framework for Continuing Healthcare and NHS funded Nursing Care (revised 2018). It is essential that the post holder has a thorough understanding of empowerment and risk enablement.
Applicants will hold a professional Social Work qualification (CQSW, Dip SW, CSS, Social Work degree or equivalent) and have relevant post-qualification experience. Applicants must be registered as a Social Worker with the HCPC.
*Please see agreement from your current line manager before applying.
For an informal discussion about this post please contact Helen McLaughlin on 07766504367.
Closing Date: Thursday, 21st November 2019
Interview Date: Thursday, 28th November 2019
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff to share this commitment. Applicants to posts that are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act will require a DBS from the Disclosure and Barring Service before the appointment is confirmed.