Social Worker - Adult Locality Team

London Borough of Sutton
£100,000 or more
08 Nov 2019
12 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
'The London Borough of Sutton has shown just what can be achieved when everybody in the system works together to support joined up care' - CQC Chief Inspector of Primary Care Services

In October 2017 the CQC praised health and social care organisations in the London Borough of Sutton for their work in improving care for people.

About the Job:

Social Worker - Locality Team

Salary - (Grade 8): £33,291 - £40,728 (£42,684 unconsolidated maximum through performance related progression)

Our Adult Locality Teams deliver a strengths-based approach to enabling people to achieve their unique outcomes. Supporting vulnerable Adults, people with mental health needs and those with physical disabilities in their defined geographical area.

Social Workers will regularly carry out risk assessments and visit service users, working with families and service users to help identify their best outcomes. Advocating for people when other agencies are involved in care planning and looking at the least restrictive options of care. Other aspects of the role include emergency duty and safeguarding responsibilities and promoting positive risk taking.

At times experienced Social Workers may need to supervise or mentor unqualified members of staff.

About You:

We want to hear from you if you have a relevant Social Work qualification and experience in Adult Social Care, good Knowledge of relevant Social Work legislation, theories and research. The role requires good written assessment skills and the ability to present complex information confidently and clearly. Working collaboratively with management, service users, family networks and partner agencies to positively affect the outcomes and in some cases resolve conflict. Although not essential applications would be welcome from candidates with DOLS assessor and practice educator experience.

The offer:

A modern and flexible working environment for our staff allowing you to work flexibly from multiple locations, remotely from your mobile/tablet using Google Mail and Apps which are a key enabler for collaborative and streamlined working. Manageable caseloads and a culture of strong management and autonomy. The offer includes:
  • A competitive salary
  • A £1000 annual retention payment*
  • An annual leave entitlement of up to 32 days
  • Reimbursement of your annual HCPC registration
  • Fuel allowance
  • Use of Zip car scheme
  • gym memberships
  • Discounts in local shops
  • Season ticket loan
  • Parking allocation
  • Introduce a friend scheme

*Please note some bonuses are only offered to those appointed on scale point 32 and above