Supply Register Social Worker
Various posts available countywide. All posts may be subject to 7 day working in the future if required.
Do you want a job that helps you build on the skills you have and learn new ones? Do you want to work in a professional and supportive environment? If the answer is yes, then read on.
Nottinghamshire County Council has been named the country’s most improved County Council in services for older people and people with disabilities (report by iMPOWER Consulting, 2018). We are looking to recruit qualified Social Workers to join our pool of committed and professional staff who can be called upon to fill our vacancies and join our Adult Social Care teams. Our vacancies span across all districts in Nottinghamshire and include working alongside our community of older and younger adults as well as specialist services such as learning disability and hospital based teams. If you are newly qualified or an experienced Social Worker we would welcome you joining us on our journey to ensure individuals are given the chance to live as best they can.
You will be qualified and registered with the HCPC or have applied for registration. You will be enthusiastic and highly motivated with good communication and decision-making skills. You will have a sound knowledge of current legislation and its application to practice in a social care setting. You will be able to apply consistently high standards to provide good quality care to people accessing our services.
You will have experience of working with members of the public, with the ability to carry out assessments and respond to complex needs. You will be a reflective practitioner and have a commitment to supervision and professional development.
If this sounds like you, why not come and work for us and watch your career grow?
What we offer:
•A career pathway that provides a comprehensive induction, training and development
•Latest technology enabling you to work flexibly
•Excellent occupational pension scheme
•Employee offers and discounts
•Generous annual leave in addition to 8 days statutory bank holidays
•Career break scheme
•A right environment where you feel valued and supported
•Employee counselling service
•Special leave provision for employees with caring responsibilities and the observance of religious festivals
We hold interview panels for this post every two weeks. Your application will be reviewed as soon as we receive it for consideration at our next panel.
Applicants will ideally already be on the DBS Update Service; if this is not the case Nottinghamshire County Council will carry out a DBS (police) check prior to starting. Due to the nature of the vacancies, signing up to the update service would greatly assist candidates in ensuring the immediate uptake of roles If not already signed up to the service this can be done within 30 days of the DBS at the candidates own expense.
For more information about these posts, please visit www.nottinghamshire.gov.uk/adultsocialcarejobs or contact Sharon Hayles, Team Manager on 0115 8846277/07834008012.
Disabled applicants who meet the essential shortlisting requirements will be guaranteed an interview. A job share scheme is available for all full time posts: both permanent and temporary, unless otherwise stated. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff to share this commitment and undergo appropriate checks.
The County Council welcomes applications from all, irrespective of gender, marital status, disability, race, age or sexual orientation.