The Hospital Social Work Team cover the whole of the Middlesbrough area. The service is very keen to promote flexible working for all staff. This includes agile working at home as well as Middlesbrough Council and Trust bases.
To help us recruit social workers who are committed to working in Middlesbrough we are currently offering a 10% supplement to social work salaries. This additional 10% will be reviewed at the end of March 2024.
If you are you looking for a new challenge, then the Hospital Social Work Team is for you!
Due to secondment of current post holder we are seeking to appoint a social worker with experience of multi-agency working the role will involve working to support discharge to assess pathways and promote safe and timely discharges from hospital and following the client up in the community to ensure they are safe and have an effective support plan and look to maximise their potential. Middlesbrough Council is an exciting and rewarding place to work.
We have strong Council Values that underpin every aspect of the council and the services we provide. New staff joining Middlesbrough can expect a welcome induction from the Chief Executive as well as a full induction programme within the team.
Middlesbrough is passionate about improving the lives of all its residents and we are working hard to deliver bespoke services to meet the change in demand. We are seeking to recruit social workers committed to providing a high quality service, who are effective in meeting tight deadlines and can ensure they represent the council’s values in order to provide a positive customer experience. Middlesbrough Council offer superb training and development opportunities via our online training portal and through our workforce development lead.
For ASYE social workers we provide a high level of support to staff with experienced social workers providing regular and tailored guidance and input with regular staff catch ups and development sessions.
As a service we are also committed to supporting our staff and providing a healthy work culture staff have access to regular supervisions as well as other staff support forums.
Applications are sought from individuals who are committed to demonstrating the values of Middlesbrough Council and who will also have effective assessment and care management skills:
Be able to work in a busy environment on a tight time scale.
Be committed to multi-disciplinary working.
Be proactive and innovative in working with adults in need of care and support.
This is a 7-day rota and will include some weekends there will be an enhancement paid for Sunday working.
Applications are invited from suitably qualified individuals (CSS, CQSW, DipSW, and Degree in Social Work). Applicants should also be registered, or eligible for registration, with the Health and Care Professions Council.
For an informal discussion please call Paul Dicken on 01642 727200.
The above post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.
Salary: £31,099 – £36,298, plus 10% market supplement (£3,202 – £3,629) (Once ASYE is completed)