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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 18/05/2022.

Senior Social Worker - Community Care Team

Job Reference: L52-A-22-0907

Cambridgeshire County Council
Various across Cambridgeshire
£39,120 - £42,137

Do you enjoy making a difference to your local community? Are you curious and you spot things that others might not, see? Do you enjoy building relationships? Do you like to explore possibilities?

If the answer is yes, then this is an opportunity for you.

We’re changing the way that we structure our Adult Social Care teams in Cambridgeshire and have an opportunity for you to join our newly formed Adults Community Care Teams as qualified Senior Social Workers.

Working in Cambridgeshire with adults aged 18+ and being dedicated to a geographical area will give you the opportunity to develop long lasting relationships and really make a difference to the lives of others.

We’re embracing new ways of working so our social work teams can work where they need to and have the chance to be part of a collaborative team environment with strong working relationships with health professionals and partners to achieve better outcomes for the adults we support.

You'll be supporting our front door queries, undertaking assessment and case management activity, completing statutory reviews, thinking about community assets and alternative funding streams such as Continuing Health Care, liaising with social care and collaborating with health and voluntary partners, to achieve better outcomes for the adults we support. You'll need to be inquisitive and provide evidence based, proportionate recording with a keen focus on strength-based practice.

We’ll give you the scope to take your own decisions based on your professional judgement and provide ongoing support and challenge to encourage your development.

We are a supportive service, we are passionate about development, we embrace flexible working, and facilitate opportunities for our workforce to showcase their strengths and thrive.

This is a rolling campaign, and we will review applications daily so please don't wait for the closing date to apply. We have both full-time and part-time positions available. Candidates will be progressed shortly after they apply, and the opportunity will be filled as soon as we identify a suitable candidate, which may be before the closing date. So please don't hesitate, we want to speak to you now!

Working with us means you will benefit from:
• Generous annual leave provision
• A supportive management team that will champion your learning and development
• Work life balance and flexible ways of working
• A real focus on wellbeing
• Occupational pension scheme with employer contribution
• Employee Assistance Programme – access to free support 24 hours a day
• Payment for business mileage expenses
• Employee Benefits scheme with lifestyle and shopping discounts
• Scalable retention payments to loyal social workers after the first full year of employment, this increases during the first three years of service.
• Plus, a relocation package of up to £8000

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We’re proud to be an inclusive and equal opportunities employer, committed to hiring people based on attitude and merit, regardless of gender identity or expression, ethnic origin, nationality, religion or beliefs, sexual orientation, disability status or any other protected characteristic.

Appointment to this post will be subject to the outcome of an Enhanced Disclosure obtained through the Disclosure and Barring Service. The Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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