Job Description

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 someone with the right values and behaviours that can help us ensure our workplace values are at the heart of everything we do

Trafford Local Care Organisation (Trafford Council and MFT) are seeking to recruit an experienced Social Worker to join our integrated community service within the Central Neighbourhood Team.

If you have the following attributes this post may be just what you are looking for.

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.

Trafford recognises the importance of staff wellbeing and offer a number of initiatives for staff including mindfulness, mental health first aiders, running & walking groups and health and wellbeing events.

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**