Social Worker/ Care Manager 3

Job details
Posting date: 21 April 2021
Salary: Not specified
Additional salary information: 31365 - 37890 per annum
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 21 May 2021
Location: Eddie Ferguson House, Blyth, NE24 3AG
Company: Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: 3041535/319-3041535SL-HAS

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A Vacancy at Northumbria Healthcare - NHCT Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust.

An opportunity has arisen for a qualified Social Worker to join an enthusiastic adult social care team based in the Central area of Northumberland within mental health.

Northumbria Health Care, Adult Social Care Team plan, deliver and commission a wide range of health and social care to meet the care needs of local people.

We are looking to recruit an experienced social worker who can meet our expectations of delivering a first class service to the people of Northumberland.

A strong commitment towards enabling and empowering adults to live independently.

You will be responsible for carrying out the full range of functions within the Care Act framework with a focus on facilitating self direct support with planned outcomes for service users.

You must have excellent assessment and interpersonal skills and be able to communicate at all levels.

As you work to provide a comprehensive assessment and risk management plan, you will benefit from a good balance of autonomy and support.

You will collaborate with a range of external services to access any resources required to meet the needs you have identified.

You will be responsible for the day-to-day management of your caseload but will always have regular supervision and full support of your Team Manager.

It is essential that you have clear understanding of the care act and the local Authorities statutory duties.

We are committed to protecting and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults and expect all staff to share this commitment.

We manage three major locality hospitals at North Tyneside, Wansbeck and Hexham, plus a number of smaller community hospitals and clinics from Tynemouth to Berwick on Tweed, covering one of the largest geographical areas of any NHS trust in the country. Leading in innovation and quality – opening a state of the art Northumbria Specialist Emergency Care Hospital, the first of its kind in England. Do you want to work in one of the best performing NHS organisations in England? Work in an organisation that supports its staff and focuses on staff experience as much as it does the experience of its patients? You can live and breathe in an area that has the cleanest air, cost effective living, great nightlife, some of the best schools with a wealth of history available on your doorstep. Sound too good to be true? Well it isn’t, this is what you get when you work for Northumbria Healthcare, this is the Northumbria Way! Please read ‘applicant guidance notes’ before submitting your application.

This advert closes on Wednesday 5 May 2021

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