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Social Worker

Vacancy Details

Location: Centre for Independent Living
Region: North East England
Date Posted: 23/05/2022
Reference: 0000005058





SOCIAL WORKER                                                                                                                    REF: 107412

Band 10 - 12 £28,226 - £38,553 pa


37 hpw


Hartlepool Borough Council is committed to providing high quality services to the people of Hartlepool. Devoting resources, energy and imagination; promoting well-being through effective social care partnerships. The Young Adult Transitions and Learning Disability Team have an exciting opportunity for a Social Worker to join our dynamic and dedicated team. 

The role will involve working closely with our partners including Children’s Services, Health, Education and Specialist Services to ensure young people who may be eligible for Adult Social Care under the Care Act 2014 have an effective transition from Children’s Services into Adult Social Care for immediate and long term needs for adults with a learning disability. The role will include undertaking adult social care assessments and support planning, monitoring and reviewing packages of support.  

There will be an opportunity to carry out developmental work, working within the legislative frameworks (Children and Adults) and agreed Local Authority procedures. You should have recent relevant experience of working in a Social Care Management setting dealing with enquiries from the public or agencies. A sound knowledge base and understanding of roles and responsibilities within Social Care is essential, ideally including knowledge of current developments and service pathways. 

You will need good administrative skills and a proven experience of developing, maintaining and inputting information on electronic based systems. You will be able to demonstrate sound analytical skills and effective decision-making within appropriate timescales; demonstrate a person-centred approach and be able to act in a tactful and sensitive manner with people who access services. 

Hartlepool Borough Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of and young people and vulnerable adults. The successful applicant will be required to undertake a DBS check via the Disclosure and Barring Service

For informal discussion contact Carole Keay-Bolton, Team Manager, (01429) 523509 

Closing date: 29th May 2022, 12 midnight  


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