Social Worker job in Newcastle Upon Tyne at Vacancy Filler

Social Worker

Company: Vacancy Filler

Location: Civic Offices, New Road, Grays UK

Date Posted:Oct 12, 2017

A Rare opportunity to join our award winning Adult Social Care Team has become available.Thurrock Adult Social Care is recruiting to a number of posts; Senior Social Work Practitioners, Social Workers, and Support Planners. We would welcome applications from Approved Mental Health Professionals (AMHPs).You will become part of a very stable, award winning team, where we provide the opportunity for you to grow and develop and join a very innovative and supportive service.Thurrock prides itself on working differently with our communities, investing in strength based preventative work and intervening in someone’s life journey only when really necessary.We also recruit differently, and if you are shortlisted you will be invited to attend a day with us on the 26th September. Our unique approach to recruitment has been recognised nationally and has led us to be finalists in the Skills for Care National Accolades.We will offer you excellent support. Case load audits ensure a manageable workload, good supervision ensures safe practice , and development opportunities will help you grow as a practitioner. Thurrock is Investors in people Gold award winner.You will need to be an excellent communicator and able to work alongside colleagues in Health and Voluntary organisations.These are great opportunities for the right person. For the Social Work posts you will need to have at least 1 years’ post qualifying experience, and good sound knowledge of working with older people, and people with impairments.Adult Social Care has so much to offer you, and we look forward to see what you can offer Adult Social CareFor an informal chat about this role, please contact Fran Leddra, Principal Social Worker and Strategic Lead, Safeguarding and Complex Care.As a qualified Social worker you will receive an additional £3,000 market supplement, as well as two incremental salary points for practising AMHPs.A Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check at an enhanced level is required for this role.Our vision – Thurrock: a place of opportunity, enterprise and excellence where individuals, communities and businesses flourish.Thurrock is an exciting place to live and work. We are an emerging cultural and arts centre, home to the production centre for the Royal Opera House and the National Skills Academy for Creative and Cultural Skills . We have retail and leisure that is among the best, with the magnificent intu Lakeside , and breath-taking countryside all around. We are an area of massive growth, which is creating jobs and new industry, but with great transport links that can get you into London and other parts of the UK quickly and easily.Thurrock Council is committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Disabled people will be offered an interview where they meet all essential criteria on the person specification. Job share applications are also welcome. Most departments operate a system of flexible working hours.We serve a diverse community where people are different yet equal. Diversity underpins everything we do.How to ApplyPlease apply online by clicking Apply. Please note, we do not accept CVs. If you have any difficulties in submitting an application form please email View full job description
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