Social Care Practitioner

Wiltshire Council
ALW01739
Chippenham, Wiltshire
£27,344 - £29,439 per annum , pro rata
02/02/2023

We have an exciting opportunity for a Social Care Practitioner to join our Ongoing Support Team.

LIVE·WORK·SUPPORT

Our Ongoing Support Teams are locality based and offer social work and occupational therapy services to those who require longer term social care support. We work with individuals and communities to promote resilience, independence and wellbeing.

About the role

As a Social Care Practitioner, you will provide person centred and outcome focused assessments to identify the support required to enable customers to make positive changes in their lives.

You will promote customer independence, choice, and well-being in the community, using universal services and support where appropriate.

This is a challenging role, and you will be supported by experienced Occupational Therapists, Social Workers and highly experienced peer Social Care practitioners.

About you

You should hold a level 4 in Health and Social Care, equivalent or the motivation to work towards this qualification, as well as experience of working in a health or social care setting.

The work is fast-paced and you should have excellent communication skills, and the ability to work collaboratively with multi professional teams.

IT skills are essential, and experience of Liquid Logic would also be beneficial.

Interview date to be confirmed on shortlisting

Unless otherwise indicated, all interviews are held virtually on Microsoft Teams or by phone where this is not possible. Candidates will be sent a link before interview to download the Teams App

Find out more and apply

For specific information about this job, please contact Lissa Mabley, Team Leader. Email: lissa.mabley@wiltshire.gov.uk Telephone: 01380 826498

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.

We are firmly committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and to the principles of inclusion and diversity in both employment and the delivery of services. Read our statement of commitment to equality and inclusion.

The council is a Disability Confident Employer which means we are committed to employing people with disabilities and supporting them throughout their employment with us.

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