Job Type: Permanent
Closing Date: 24th February 2020
Salary: £24799 - £37849
Total salary package*: £51610
Job Reference: LCC01116
Hours: Various Hours
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At Leicester City Council, we are changing the way we deliver adult social care and support services. We work within a wider context of individual’s own abilities , family and wider community support in a strength based approach. We work very closely with our Health colleagues in the Integrated Locality Teams to maintain the health and wellbeing of people in Leicester is a shared responsibility.
Be part of our positive, an excellent Locality East and help improve dignity, independence and quality of life for people in Leicester.
In this role you will assess and manage case work the needs of and risks to people with social care needs including mental health issues, substance misuse issues, physical, sensory, age-related and learning disabilities and their carers
You will provide and present reports and maintain up-to-date records consistent with agreed social work recording practice. You will co-ordinate and arrange various community care services and advise and explain financial implications to clients.
You will be part of a larger social work service, predominantly based in the office environment however you will be expected to be prepared to visit clients at their home addresses.
You will need to demonstrate a commitment to working in partnership with people and carers to assess needs, identify outcomes and plan support to meet these. Excellent assessment, risk management, organisational and communication skills are essential.
You must be qualified in Social Work (or equivalent- please view job specification) and Social Work England registered. The role we offer is open to those who are experienced Social Workers as well as newly qualified graduates. Please view career progression for further details.
If the above sounds like you, then we would love to hear from you!
Please complete our online application form referring to the attached person specification for all the job requirements and ensure you tell us about your experience and knowledge, where this is being measured by application form.
Should you wish to attach your CV, please also ensure that this is tailored to reflect the job requirements which will give you the best possible chance of being shortlisted.
1 x Permanent, full time (East Team 3), 1 x Part Time (18.5 hours) (East Team2) based at Merlyn Vaz Health and Social Care Centre
For an informal discussion, or further information regarding this job please contact Sezer Domac by email to email@example.com or call 0116 454 6331
As well as the satisfaction of helping to improve thousands of lives across Leicester, you can look forward to a work environment that encourages a healthy balance between you work life and your personal life. You’ll enjoy generous annual leave entitlement, membership of the excellent Local Government Pension Scheme and the option of flexible working. We’ll also give you the chance to develop your skills and expertise with a variety of training and development opportunities and career pathways. In addition, you can choose from a number of flexible benefits, including our fantastic salary sacrifice car scheme, big discounts at high-street outlets, childcare vouchers, discounts on city buses and trains, we may also be able help with relocation expenses if you are moving to the City, or need help with commuting costs.
* Please note that the total package number includes pension contribution and full holiday entitlement, including bank holidays.
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