37 hours per week
We have moved from traditional models of service delivery to create an integrated approach to delivering services to people with physical disability.
You will be part of the Community Independence & Wellbeing Team, working within Bridgend County Borough, delivering social work services to people with long-term complex conditions and disability. This integrated multi-disciplinary team comprises of social work, social care and health professionals; the aim of the team is to improve access to health, social care and personal assistance services for people with physical disability. This service focuses on outcomes for individuals, maximising individual potential and minimising risk to independence, with an emphasis on choice and control. We have worked with partners to develop integrated provision which is person centred and this post will have a key role in contributing to these continued developments.
- Work as part of a team in a climate of change;
- Manage a caseload in a busy environment;
- Develop professional relationships within the Directorate, Health Board and across agency boundaries.
- Take a person centred approach to practice
If you are a registered Social Worker with an interest or knowledge and experience of working with people with complex needs, we would like to hear from you.
Protecting children, young people or adults at risk is a core responsibility of all council employees.
Applicants should note that a criminal records check by the Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) will be necessary for the successful applicant.
Closing Date: Wednesday, 4th November 2020.
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