Are you looking for a new challenge?
If so, we are looking to recruit adaptable Social Workers who would welcome the opportunity to work with vulnerable adults with a diverse range of needs.
We are seeking both experienced and newly qualified Social Workers to join our established Locality Social Work Teams, covering the whole of the Middlesbrough area.
Middlesbrough Council is an exciting and rewarding place to work.
We have strong Council Values that underpin every aspect of the services we provide.
Middlesbrough is passionate about improving the lives of all of its residents and we are working hard to deliver bespoke services to meet changes in demand. We value Social Workers who are committed to providing a high quality service, are effective in meeting tight deadlines and can ensure they represent the council’s values in order to provide a positive customer experience.
Applicants with an interest in supporting people experiencing substance and alcohol misuse, domestic abuse and homelessness may find this particularly interesting along with supporting people who are on the Autistic Spectrum and people who need support with their physical and mental health.
New staff joining Middlesbrough can expect a welcome induction from the Chief Executive along with a full induction programme.
Middlesbrough Council offers superb training and development opportunities.
For ASYE Social Workers you can expect a fully supported first year of practice.
Staff have access to regular supervisions as well as other staff support forums.
We are committed to supporting our staff and providing a healthy work culture.
Middlesbrough Council promotes flexible working opportunities for staff including agile working from home as well as other council bases.
Applications are sought from individuals who are committed to demonstrating the values of Middlesbrough Council and who will also:
Hold suitable qualifications (e.g. CSS, CQSW, DipSW or Degree in Social Work).
Are registered, or eligible for registration, with Social Work England.
Have effective assessment and care management skills
Are able to work in a busy environment and to tight time scales
Are committed to multi-disciplinary working
Are able to manage a varied caseload
The above post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.
Closing Date: Tuesday 19th January 2021 by 12 midnight.
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