Rutland County Council
Summary Social Worker / Care Manager Hospital Discharge and Reablement Team Fixed term to March 2020, Full time, 37 hours per week Scale 6 - PO1 (Career grade), Salary £24,799 - £34,788 plus market supplement of £1,000 - £3,000 pro-rata if SW qualified Who we are... Rutland County Council is the smallest Unitary Authority in England, but just because we are a small team does not mean we cannot make a big difference, multum-in parvo is our motto! Rutland offers fantastic opportunities to make a real difference to the lives of residents in our local community - we really are one of the best places to live, learn, work, play and visit. This is your chance to become part of an amazing team, delivering great services throughout the county. Our Adult Social Care teams are leading the way in health and social care integration, ensuring the services we deliver meet the needs of our service users in a fully personalized and joined up way. With continually evolving services, this is a great opportunity to join a nationally recognized and committed team, supporting service users and their carers every step of the way. Who you are... Passionate about providing and developing excellent services, you will be comfortable working in hospitals (typically in Leicester, Peterborough and Kettering) and in service users homes to assess needs. Able to quickly build relationships, ensuring they have all the support they need to regain their independence, return home and remain there safely, will be your starting point. Working in a person centred way will be second nature, as will ensuring support plans are monitored and reviewed to meet changing circumstances. What we need from you... With previous experience working in Adult Social Care, you will understand the processes and legislation behind our work, but just as importantly you will support service user's involvement throughout the assessment process, creating plans in partnership with them, their carers and other agencies to facilitate safe, effective and timely hospital discharges and transfers of care. To ensure we offer a holistic service, we would like to hear from qualified Social Workers and other professionals with a relevant Level 4 qualification or equivalent such as Nurses, Physiotherapists or Occupational Therapists to work in the team as a Care Manager. What we offer in return... Work that makes a difference to people's lives within this beautiful county, in addition to structured salary reviews, local government pension scheme, discounted access to 'Active Rutland' keep fit activities and Flexi-Time to name just a few! The successful applicant for this post will be subject to an enhanced check by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). We act as 'One Council' in all we do, with each of us working together in the most effective way to meet the needs of our customers every day - if you share this ethos then we really want to hear from you... What to do now... Please visit our website for a full Job Description. For an informal discussion about the role please contact Lewis Anstock, Team Manager on 07970 232018 or email: [email protected] The closing date for applications will be the Tuesday 30 April 2019 at 5pm and interviews will take place on Wednesday 08 May 2019 - please follow the links to apply online. Alternatively you can contact one of the HR team for an application pack, email: [email protected] or call 01527 758291. All recruitment correspondence, including interview details, will usually be sent out via email. If you require documentation/correspondence in an alternative format, please contact the HR team. Rutland County Council is committed to Equality and Diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. Everyone at Rutland County Council has a responsibility for, and is committed to, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of Children, Young People and Vulnerable Adults and for ensuring that they are protected from harm. Proud member of the Disability Confident employer scheme About Disability Confident A Disability Confident employer will generally offer an interview to any applicant that declares they have a disability and meets the minimum criteria for the job as defined by the employer. It is important to note that in certain recruitment situations such as high-volume, seasonal and high-peak times, the employer may wish to limit the overall numbers of interviews offered to both disabled people and non-disabled people. For more details please go to Disability Confident .