Job Description

Job Title – Social Worker – Adults

Employer – Trafford Council

Team – Central Community Team

Address – Sale Waterside, Tatton Road Sale, M33 7ZF

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 maximise Trafford’s huge potential. Our vision is working together to build the best future for all our communities and everyone in Trafford

Trafford really is a great place to work. With a positive permission culture, we embrace innovation and encourage performance. We’re keen to recruit an agency Social Worker for an initial 3 month period with the right values and behaviours that can help us ensure our workplace values are at the heart of everything we do

About you:
Motivated for challenging existing ways of working
Understand the importance of continually improving the service
Enthusiastic to engage in adopting outcomes focused and strengths based assessments.
Committed to peer support and learning, making the most of the diverse range of experiences all team members bring
Committed to safeguarding the vulnerable adult population
Experience working in a statutory Adult Social Care service
A qualified Social Worker and have completed the ASYE programme.

About the Role:
A significant part of the role will be to engage in informative and preventative conversations which will include outcomes focused and strengths based social work assessments and related interventions.

You will be required to manage a caseload of work organising your working hours to make best use of your time ensuring this work is balanced with the responsibilities and work demands of the team

You will build effective professional relationships with other disciplines and with other local health and social care services to enable a coordinated response to the local population.

You will contribute to a duty rota responding to urgent demands for support for individuals in a state of crisis.

The team is committed to peer support and learning, making the most of the diverse range of experiences all members bring.

In addition you will need to demonstrate a commitment to providing an effective response to safeguarding the vulnerable adult population within the local area and oversee enquiries in line with both the Care Act and local policy and procedures.

Additional Information
Flexibility will be required on occasion to work outside core hours when undertaking the duty function.

About the benefits
You will be joining a well-resourced team with a high staff retention level and flexible working arrangements.
You will receive regular opportunities to develop your skills and support for your CPD evidence through training and will be provided with regular support through professional supervision.
The office base is at Sale Waterside in the centre of Sale town which is in the heart of Trafford and is very accessible as it’s close to both the M60 and the Sale tram station.
You will be welcomed into a friendly environment where your personal and professional development will be encouraged.

You must have:

  • A professional qualification in social work and experience of working with Adults
  • Social Work England registration.
  • Post qualified experience.
  • References required for the last 5 years of employment.

Benefits of working with

  • Free on-going training opportunities upon registering as part of our commitment to you.
  • Competitive Rates of pay
  • In house payroll, providing weekly payments and support
  • Enhanced DBS completed.
  • Support and expert advice from an approachable, dedicated and friendly team
  • An assigned dedicated & experienced consultant
  • Various employment opportunities in your preferred geographical area
  • Flexible hours to meet your needs, full or part time
  • Recommend a friend bonus scheme
  • “Find your own job” bonus – get £250 for bringing your own position to us *

If you would like to find out more information about this role, or the other opportunities have available feel free to click the ‘Apply' button below or contact the team on 0161 4199285**