West Berkshire Council has an opportunity for a full-time, permanent HCPC registered Social Worker to join our friendly and supportive team.
We are a small Local Authority with a mixture of urban and rural communities which offers great variety and positive challenges.
We are a very busy locality team working with a range of vulnerable adults who are facing different challenges in their lives, with the aim of supporting them to maintain their independence as much as possible. We are looking for a robust practitioner who has a creative approach to working with people and who enjoys being part of a lively team.
You will work alongside colleagues who include Social Care Practitioners and Occupational Therapists and will be part of a supportive locality team. You will receive regular supervision and guidance in relation to both your day to day work and your ongoing development.
This role has been identified as public facing in accordance with Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2017; the requirement to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence in English applies.
West Berkshire Council offer excellent employment benefits such as flexible working, access to a wide range of relevant training, local government pension scheme, family friendly policies, a range of local discounts and much more. You will also be entitled to a generous annual leave entitlement of 26 days per annum rising to a maximum of 34 days, depending on how long you’ve worked for us and the grade of your job.
For an informal chat about the role, please contact Alison Lewthwaite on Alison.Lewthwaite@westberks.gov.uk
Interviews will take place on 14th January 2019.
How to Apply
Please complete an online application form.
This role requires the incumbent to have a car available at work to undertake his/her duties as they will be expected to undertake at least 1500 business miles per year. Essential Car User status attracts a lump sum allowance paid on a monthly basis as well as a free car parking space if he/she works at one of the Council’s corporate buildings.
All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.
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