Social Care Practitioner - Ongoing Support

Wiltshire Council
ALW01898
Wiltshire Various
Pension, Purchase Annual Leave
11/10/2023

Our Ongoing Support Teams work with individuals and communities to promote resilience, independence, wellbeing, and to provide Social Work and Occupational Therapy services to those who require longer term social care support.

Our Reviewing Team will work across Wiltshire to complete scheduled/annual and out of county reviews on behalf of the Ongoing Support Team. The team will initially be in place for twelve months to manage the current backlog of reviews awaiting completion.

About the role

As a Social Care Practitioner, you will promote customer independence, choice, and well-being in the community, using a strength-based approach and utilising universal services and support where appropriate.

You will carry out person centred and outcome focused assessments and reviews to identify the support required to enable customers to make positive changes in their lives.

In this dynamic role, you will be supported by a Team Manager, experienced Social Workers, and highly experienced peer Social Care practitioners.

About You

You will have experience of working in a health or social care setting. A level 4 qualification in Health and Social Care or equivalent is desirable, though not essential.

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

Interviews will be held on the week commencing 30th October 2023.

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, Emma Crane Email: emma.crane@wiltshire.gov.uk Telephone: 01225 770302.

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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