Adult Social Care Worker


Adult Social Care Workers needed at Swindon Borough Council. These are full time posts and will require flexibility between locations and services across Swindon. We currently have permanent vacancies for registered Social Workers, working in Adult Social Services and we would welcome applications from either newly qualified social workers as well as more experienced practitioners.

The team comprises of a team of Social Workers and Occupational Therapists working together to provide a multi-disciplinary, strength-based approach to Swindon Adults, both in residential care facilities and in the wider community.  We also work closely and collaboratively with our ‘Adult Live Well Hub’ which utilises Community Navigators, volunteers and a wide range of community services, in order to ensure we work creatively with people to help them meet their desired outcomes.

If you have experience of working within Adult Social Care or can demonstrate a passion to do so, please reach out to us to find out more!

What you’ll need for this position –

  • A Qualified Social Worker working within current The BASW Professional Capabilities Framework.
  • Ability to work flexibly as part of a team.
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Advanced working knowledge of Word, Outlook and other Microsoft Office suite skills
  • Understanding of confidentiality, anti-discriminatory practice and independent living principles.

What you’ll get in return –

  • Benefit from corporate subscription to RiPFA including attendance at events
  • Supervision and support from onsite Leadership team
  • Learning and development opportunities
  • Social Work & Leadership Academy
  • 25 days annual holiday
  • Eating Out, Shopping and Entertainment discounts
  • A career average revalued earnings (CARE) pension scheme
  • Flexible working arrangements to include some home working

You must be fluent in the English language (as a requirement of Part 7 of the Immigration Act – for the effective performance of a customer-facing role) with excellent employment references. You will be asked to evidence proof of qualification and study and of course completion of an enhanced DBs check is mandatory. As per government regulations, you would need to provide evidence of both COVID vaccinations due to the proximity of your client base.

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