Social Worker/Care Manager
Long Term and Review Team
Permanent Full Time, 37 hours per week
Scale 6 – PO1 (Career grade)
Salary £24,799 - £34,788 pa plus market supplement of £1,000 - £3,000 pro-rata for SW qualified
Who we are… Rutland County Council is the smallest Unitary Authority in England, but just because we are a small team does not mean we cannot make a big difference, multum-in parvo is our motto! Rutland offers fantastic opportunities to make a real difference to the lives of residents in our local community – we really are one of the best places to live, learn, work, play and visit. This is your chance to become part of an amazing team, delivering great services throughout the county.
Who you are… Passionate about ensuring adults within the community are supported with the appropriate care packages to maximise their independence, as you recognise the benefits this has on their lives, and those of their families. You will positively embrace working within an enthusiastic, busy and forward thinking team that prides itself in the excellent service we provide. Empathetic and able to communicate with customers, carers and professional to ensure the best possible outcomes for those you work with.
What we need from you… You are experienced in an adult social work/adult health environment, have a person centered, preventative approach and you are passionate about making a difference. You will have an understanding of the personalisation of services agenda, and the implementation of self-directed support services and be able to deliver the statutory functions of The Care Act, manage a caseload and be part of a motivated and highly experienced multi-disciplinary team.
The successful applicant for this post will be subject to an enhanced check by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).
What we offer in return… Work that makes a difference to people’s lives within this beautiful county, in addition to structured salary reviews, local government pension scheme, discounted access to ‘Active Rutland’ keep fit activities and Flexi-Time to name just a few!
We act as ‘One Council’ in all we do, with each of us working together in the most effective way to meet the needs of our customers every day – if you share this ethos then we very much want to hear from you.
What to do now… Please visit www.rutland.gov.uk for more information about this role. For an informal discussion about the role please contact Lorraine Tarratt, Team Manager on 01572 758255 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The closing date for applications will be the 05 August 2019 and interviews will take place in week commencing 19 August 2019 - please follow the links to apply online. Alternatively you can contact one of the HR team for an application pack, email: email@example.com or call 01527 758291.
All recruitment correspondence, including interview details, will usually be sent out via email. If you require documentation/correspondence in an alternative format, please contact the HR team.
Rutland County Council is committed to Equality and Diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. Everyone at Rutland County Council has a responsibility for, and is committed to, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of Children, Young People and Vulnerable Adults and for ensuring that they are protected from harm.