Adult Services in West Berkshire has opportunities for a full time HCPC registered Social Worker to join our friendly and supportive Review team. We are a small Local Authority with a mixture of urban and rural communities which offers great variety and positive challenges. West Berkshire Council is embracing a new way of working with a strong focus on localities and a strengths based approach to the people that we work with.
The Social Worker will work collaboratively with Occupational Therapists and Social Care Practitioners in a small team to undertake reviews of adults who need care and support in the community. The work is very varied and will involve working with adults with a wide range of needs and disabilities. Experience of working with people with Mental Health conditions will be of benefit for this post and you will need a working knowledge of the Mental Capacity Act and Safeguarding processes.
You will hold a full caseload and contribute to team performance, but in return you will be offered regular professional supervision and there are opportunities to develop your own skills as a supervisor.
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.
Please contact Karen Hibberd on 01635 503704 for an informal chat about this role