Social Worker-Integrated Care

Social Worker-Integrated Care

Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust
Full Time
Manchester, England
Posted 7 days ago
Job description
Salford is looking to recruit experienced and newly qualified Social Work practitioners to a range of full-time and part-time posts across the city. You will join a supportive team with experienced managers who will provide regular supervision and annual appraisals where you can discuss a range of learning and development opportunities to support you with your continued professional development. We offer competitive rates of pay and we support all our newly qualified social workers through the Assessed and Supported Year in Employment (ASYE). Our Adult Social Care workforce aims to improve outcomes for adults who live in Salford by empowering individuals, adopting a strength’s-based approach across the service, promoting independence, and working in partnership with our residents so their experiences, opportunities and lives are as good as they can be. If you share our desire to support others to live safe, healthy, and fulfilling lives, then apply today. For further information regarding the benefits regarding working for our organisation, please see the candidate information pack. Successful candidates will receive a full induction into the organisation and will be fully supported by the team to settle into the role. The organisation offers a wrap-around programme of support to look after your physical, emotional, and mental wellbeing as well as excellent training, learning and development opportunities to enhance your knowledge, skills, and experience. You will be or work towards being a skilled, effective practitioner acting with considerable autonomy. You may have in depth knowledge and skill in one or more fields of practice which may have been developed through a formal post, qualifying training and/or development activity. You will have the opportunity to undertake Practice Educator training and support student Social Workers. You will have the opportunity to undertake a postgraduate qualification and/or role in specialised practice e.g., AMHP, BIA. You will need to have the ability to integrate professional knowledge, the views of people using services and research/evaluation evidence routinely in your practice. At experienced level, you will need to demonstrate expert and effective practice in complex situations, assessing and managing higher levels of risk while promoting enablement and self-determination. You will need to network and liaise with a wider range of professionals and other colleagues, including at more senior levels. You will need to manage a caseload and offer expert opinion inside and outside the organisation. Salford Care Organisation is part of the Northern Care Alliance, one of the largest NHS organisations in the country. A place with an outstanding reputation. Salford is the place, which is taking bold, pioneering steps towards delivering a world class, fully integrated care system for adults. Twice rated “Outstanding” by the CQC, Salford Care Organisation is responsible for delivering a range of community and primary care services and specialist services to Greater Manchester and beyond. We are committed to supporting the recruitment and retention of our Social Work staff. It is recognised by the Trust that many experienced Social Work staff are currently likely to be employed by local government organisations, and to ensure there is clarity over terms and conditions of employment we offer National Joint Council Pay Scales to Social Workers we appoint, rather than NHS pay-scales. We have adopted the Greater Manchester Continuous Service Commitment which is used for recognising continuous service regarding annual leave, sickness, and maternity for moves within Greater Manchester. In addition, we also recognise previous, continuous, national local government service regarding annual leave. To read more information about the advertised role, and the main job duties/responsibilities please open the Job Description and Person Specification located under the supporting documents heading. You can also read more information about working at the Northern Care Alliance within the attached Candidate Information Pack or by visiting our careers website: www.careers.northerncarealliance.nhs.uk In line with the Trust’s Single Equality Scheme we welcome applications from everyone irrespective of ethnic origin, disability, age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, nationality, religion, marital status, social back ground or trade union membership. However, as members of ethnicity minority groups and individuals with disabilities are currently under-represented at this level of post, we would encourage applications from members of these groups. Appointment will be based on merit alone.

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