Level 2 Social Worker - Ongoing Support

Wiltshire Council
ALW01885
Trowbridge, Wiltshire Various
Pension, Purchase Annual Leave
09/10/2023

This is an excellent opportunity for you to develop both personally and professionally in the role of a social work practitioner. This is an exciting time for Wiltshire Council; we have re-focussed all our services to better meet the aspirations of people living in our community and have restructured our services to better meet the needs of our customers.

About the role

You will work within our Ongoing Support Team to offer social work services to those who require longer term social care support.

We help those most in need by listening and responding to their specific needs, and work with people to identify what is important to them, and support them to make a plan to improve things that aren’t going so well, so that they can live the life they want.

We work with health partners to support people before they reach crisis point. We focus on identifying existing individual, family, and community support, ensuring that people can live independently for as long as possible.

Rather than assuming responsibility for providing care, we look for local, sustainable, and less intrusive solutions wherever they are available. We help people to access a wide range of opportunities for intervention and prevention.

We offer a great working environment with clear career progression, an emphasis on promoting team members health and wellbeing and opportunities for flexible working.

About you

You will need to be registered with Social Work England and should have well-developed interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively communicate with people in a variety of ways and at all levels.

In addition, you will have an up-to-date knowledge and understanding of legislation and guidance related to working with, and the safeguarding of vulnerable adults.

Knowledge and understanding of Health & Social Care legislation and wider policy context, is also essential.

Interview date to be confirmed on shortlisting.

Interviews can be held both virtually on Microsoft Teams and in person, if your interview is virtual, candidates will be sent a link before the interview to download the Teams App. All current public health advice is followed for candidate and employee safety.

Find out more and apply

For specific information about this job, please contact Team Manager, Katie Goulden. Email: katie.goulden@wiltshire.gov.uk Telephone: 01225 770373.

Please download and read the role description and person specification carefully before you apply (see below), as well as Our Identity.

You can then make your application online by clicking the apply button at the bottom of this web page. If you are submitting a CV please ensure you read our CV and cover letter criteria carefully to avoid your CV being rejected.

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