Social Worker (Adults)
Salary: £29,636 - £32,878 per annum
Location:Tewkesbury Locality, Tewkesbury Borough Council, Gloucester Road, - GL20 5TT
Closing date:25 June 2019 at midnight
We have full time social worker positions available in our thriving Tewkesbury locality team.
The Tewkesbury Team are made up of a supportive management structure including: an integrated social care manager, a deputy social care manager and four advanced practitioners. It also comprises of around 20 other staff, both unqualified assessors and qualified social workers. We are looking for someone to join this supportive and knowledgeable team.
The right candidate will have completed their assessed and supported year of employment (ASYE) and have up to date knowledge of current legislation. You must of course have a person centred approach to practice, supporting people to live as independently as possible for as long as possible. As an authority, we encourage you to achieve these aims through building strong links in the community and through offering you the development to ensure your practice is up to date and good quality.
The Adult Social Care Career Framework outlines the opportunities for progression and development when working at Gloucestershire County Council. We offer staff opportunities for professional development that are flexible and specific to your training needs, including personal licences to Adults CCINFORM, access to mandatory training and additional topical bi-annual workshops. In addition to this, we also offer staff a transfer option after 2 years in post, which would allow you to continuously develop your skills and knowledge in a different Adult Social Care setting.
To find out more about living and working in Tewkesbury, click here and if you are wondering whether you could commute, then take a look at our commuting times map to see how accessible the Tewkesbury location is. On this map you will also see that as a social worker in the Tewkesbury team you are part of a wider Adult Social Care team who you can link up with for additional knowledge and guidance.
As part of the additional rewards package you will get when working with us, Gloucestershire County Council provides full time staff with 24.5 days holiday per year (increasing to 29.5 after 5 years service), staff discounts, a good pension scheme and on – site (for duty working) free parking in Tewkesbury.
For an informal discussion please contact ASCrecruitment@gloucestershire.gov.uk to arrange a convenient time for a call back.
Gloucestershire County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people or vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
We value diversity in our workforce and positively welcome applications from all sections of the community.
It is a legal requirement, under the Immigration Act 2016, that anyone appointed to a ‘customer facing role’ must be able to demonstrate an ability to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence in fluent English.
Below you will also find links to the Job Profile and Guidance Notes. Click ‘Apply’ to continue.
Only if you have difficulty accessing the information published online should you contact GCC Appointments & People Sourcing Team by telephone 01452-425888 or e-mail to ContactUs@gloucestershire.gov.uk quoting the vacancy reference number above.