Adults Social Worker [Rochdale] #000902A61

Job Description

Please be aware this is a Long Term Temporary post to start ASAP.

The following is essential criteria:

We are recruiting an experienced social worker with recent experience of working within statutory adult services.

Pay rate will be based on team and experience starting from £30 an hour.

You will be expected to undertake statutory Social Work functions in line with the Care Act and the Mental Capacity Act. To undertake duties expected of Social Workers in line with the Professional Capabilities Framework and in accordance with the specific job description attached.

Welcome to Rochdale Adult Care, part of the Rochdale’s award winning adult care Services department. It is an exciting time across Adult Care, as we embark and continue on our change and transformation journey to truly make a difference to the lives of our residents.

Our workforce is our biggest asset and a lot has been done which we are really proud of but there is a lot still to do. We are looking for amazing people who share our vision and values to join our team and have some fantastic opportunities for a motivated and forward thinking Social Worker to join one of our teams.

We currently have Social Work opportunities in the Integrated Neighbourhood Teams

Our integrated neighbourhood teams are at the heart of our adult care service, delivering and reviewing innovative services for our residents, helping to reduce health inequalities, enhance life and support independent living. We work across friendly, dynamic teams alongside our district nurse colleagues with a focus on partnership working to achieve best practice and desired outcomes for our residents. We take pride in everything we do to ensure our services continue to be of an excellent and high quality standard.

What are we looking for?

To give you a feel for the role, we have outlined some of the core skills and attributes we are looking for but you can also find out more detailed information about the role in the job description attached below.

  • You will be an effective multi-tasker with excellent organisational skills and the ability to work flexibly to meet the needs of the service.
  • You will be motivated and forward thinking, who can demonstrate professionalism and enthusiasm
  • You will be a team player
  • You will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • You will have excellent ICT skills and be able to use a range of packages including Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • You will have a real attention for detail and be able to maintain accurate and detailed records using both manual and electronic systems.
  • You will have experience and competence of completing assessments under the Care Act and Mental Capacity Act and undertaking S42 Safeguarding Enquiries.

Come, join us, and help us to take the next step on our journey of delivery for our residents.

We would love to hear from you

Please be aware this is a Long Term Temporary post to start ASAP.

You must have:

  • A professional qualification in social work
  • Social Work England registration.
  • Post qualified experience.
  • Enhanced DBS/Update service.
  • 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

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**