Grade 9 Social Worker
Cheshire East Council
Experienced Social Workers should be able to undertake person centred and strengths-based assessments either within the individual’s own home, hospital or Care Home, with the aim of improving client outcomes for the residents of Cheshire East. Additionally, this post will provide a wide range of learning and training opportunities and includes integrated working across the Health and Social Care sector. This post is an excellent opportunity to progress your career and is suitable for any experienced Social Worker.
Cheshire East Council
CEC NJC – Grade 9
£34,723 per annum
£37,261 per annum
Hours per week
Weeks per year
- Grade 9 Job Description and Person Spec.pdf
Cheshire East is an amazing place to live and work. As one of the largest employers in the borough, we are able to offer you a wide range of challenging and rewarding career opportunities.
At Cheshire East Council we are working for a brighter future – together and our commitment to you is that our workplace culture will provide a shared purpose, a well-led organisation with valued people succeeding together as one team and one council to deliver the best service for our customers and communities.
If you want to be part of our award-winning council and contribute to our ongoing success, have the flexibility and drive to enable us to innovate, are committed to working as part of a team and striving to deliver exceptional service wherever you can, we would especially like to hear from you.
As an equal opportunities employer, we welcome applicants from all backgrounds and want our workforce to reflect the diversity of our local communities so that we can all work for a brighter future – together.
The Short-Term Services team works to Home First principles, and in close partnership with colleagues in acute and community health services, social care, and the voluntary sector. The local health and social care economy are working to embed and improve Home First working and with continued service development it is an exciting time to join the team. The team is community based with in-reach into hospital and community bed settings. The team is innovative, friendly, and supportive, and there are good opportunities for training and professional development within the job role
What we are looking for:
- enthusiastic Social Workers who have a good understanding of adult safeguarding, mental capacity and Best Interest decisions making.
- The candidate should be self-motivated with excellent communication skills and have the ability to work within the Adult Community Teams and wider multi-disciplinary arena.
- Good organisational skills and time management is key to effectively managing caseloads.
- The candidates should be able to provide a client centred approach to care and demonstrate sound knowledge through evidence-based assessments and management of support in a variety of situations.
- It will be essential for the post holder to work autonomously within the Council’s policies and professional practice, in addition to maintaining accurate and comprehensive client documentation.
The post holder will be based at Delamere House in Crewe, but hybrid working is available and includes working from home, there may be a necessity to travel to other bases. Cheshire East operates a 'flexible and mobile' working policy.
Cheshire East Council is committed to safeguarding children and vulnerable adults across the Borough. As such, any cautions, convictions, reprimands or final warnings that are ‘not protected’ as defined by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) order 1975 (as amended in 2013) relating to the non-disclosure of spent convictions do not apply to this job. You must therefore, disclose whether you have any previous convictions where prompted to do so within the application process.
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