37 hours per week
This is an exciting time to join our integrated team of Social Workers, District Nurses, Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists, Community Psychiatric Nurses, speech and language therapists, dieticians, experienced technicians and support workers. . We are seeking to appoint an energetic, enthusiastic full time permanent Social Worker to this team.
The team works with adults from the age of 18, into older age, affected by frailty and/or complex long term health conditions and/or disabilities; often compounded by their mental health or emotional well-being needs. The postholder will need to work closely with all the multi-professionals as well as GPs and Primary care and cluster staff, and the Third sector, to support individuals to have good quality emotional and physical well-being and where appropriate provide seamless care in their own homes. They will be a key professional practitioner within the team developing and providing an effective targeted holistic team around the person.
The post holder will provide a therapeutic and innovative social work approach to assessment and support, focusing on the person’s ‘voice’ and ‘strengths and the needs of their families, carers; or those important to them. Partnership working, care coordinating, community working and building, and contingency planning are essential within this team.
If you would like more information or an informal conversation regarding this post, please contact Julie Carter East Integrated Community Social work manager on 01656 815175 or Julie.Carter@bridgend.gov.uk or Chris Lloyd on 01656642448 or firstname.lastname@example.org Service manager and we would encourage informal visits.
The ability to greet customers through the medium of Welsh is a requirement for this post.
Protecting children, young people or adults at risk is a core responsibility of all council employees.
Criminal records check by the Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) is a requirement for this post.
A valid driving licence is requirement for this post.
The council’s Hybrid Working Policy applies to this post. This provides a framework for establishing how you will undertake working hours between your home and the office.
Benefits to working at Bridgend County Borough Council
Closing Date:1 November 2023
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