Calderdale Council is the most improved adult social services Directorate in Yorkshire Humber. Our work has been nationally recognised winning a series of awards in recent years.
|Application deadline||3rd February 2020|
|Salary||£24,313 - £32,878 (depending on level)|
Calderdale Council is the most improved adult social services Directorate in Yorkshire Humber. Our work has been nationally recognised winning a series of awards in recent years. We currently have an opportunity for a Social Worker to join the Hospital and Intermediate Care Social Work Team.
The hospital social work team support individuals at times of crisis and change. You will join an experienced and supportive team, undertaking assessments to help facilitate good discharges from Calderdale Royal Hospital and Huddersfield Royal Infirmary. The role involves close liaison with health colleagues, other professionals and organisations to promote health and wellbeing.
The team are strong advocates of the Mental Capacity Act and Human Rights,
ensuring that the human rights of individuals are at the forefront of service delivery. Individuals are supported to remain in control of their lives and make choices that enable their independence wherever possible.
The team works in genuine partnership with people, their families and carers.
Social Workers receive an extensive Continuous Professional Development offer.
This is an exciting opportunity for Social Workers who are committed to the values of the profession and who work to uphold human rights for all. Applications will be considered from those who hold the relevant qualification and are registered with Social Work England.
For an informal conversation about the post please E-mail Sammy Richardson. (Sammy.Richardson@calderdale.gov.uk).
Closing Date: Monday 3rd February 2020
Interview Date: Wednesday, 12th February 2020
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff to share this commitment. Applicants to posts that are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act will require a DBS from the Disclosure and Barring Service before the appointment is confirmed.
How to apply
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