Hospital Social Worker

Hospital Social Worker Merton, East of England, England

Merton Council
Full Time Merton, East of England, England 38037 - 46719 GBP ANNUAL Today
Job description

Grade / Salary - ME11 - ME13 - £38,037 - £46,719 per annum inclusive of Inner London Weighting plus essential car user allowance of £963 per annum

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Working for Merton means you'll be making a difference to the lives of local residents and businesses. You'll also get the training and development you need to excel in your career, as well as opportunities to move between departments and to progress into more senior roles.


We work closely with Kingston University as part of the Developing Together Work Teaching Partnership. The partnership offers to the staff variety of post qualifying opportunities to promote continuous professional development such as: Practice education opportunities as well as to support those in their assessed and supported year in employment (ASYE). LB Merton, Adults Social Care staff are given opportunities attend conferences, workshops and have access to research and practice resources to support their ongoing professional development


We currently have a number of exciting opportunities for confident and skilled Social Workers to support us in delivering our service for adults in need of social care. Our approach is strength-based, and we aim to achieve the best outcomes - enabling people to be safe, as independent as possible and to live the lives they want.


Reporting to a Team Manager or an Assistant Team Manager, Social Workers are responsible for assessment, support planning and safeguarding vulnerable adults. You will work with service users, family carers and commissioners to ensure that support packages comprehensively meet assessed needs, whilst also being innovative and cost-effective.

Our Teams

Locality Teams

Services for older people, people with physical and sensory disabilities and people with mental health related needs are delivered by our 4, locality teams. These bring Social Workers together with NHS colleagues, supporting holistic, integrated working. The teams are based in Carshalton, Wallington, Sutton and Cheam

Hospital Team

Our social care staff within the hospital team work closely with NHS colleagues from acute and rehabilitation facilities, and with community health services, to facilitate safe, timely discharge. Their priority is to enable people to return to their own homes, utilising reablement and other services to enable them regain independence.


Benefits

We are an equal opportunity employer, and our policies and practices ensure that no person will be discriminated against for reasons of race, gender, disability, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity, religion or belief, age, gender reassignment, or marriage and civil partnership.


Other benefits for our staff include:

  • Flexible working between home and the office
  • Friendly and supportive work environment
  • Local Government Pension Scheme
  • generous leave entitlement
  • parental leave and shared parental leave schemes
  • career break scheme
  • employee assistance programme - free access for you and your family to expert advice and guidance on major life events, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days of the year
  • chance to win Wimbledon tennis tickets
  • lunchtime Pilates classes
  • discounted membership to our leisure centres
  • quit smoking clinics
  • annual health care days which include blood pressure, cholesterol, weight and height checks, and a range of complementary therapies
  • employee discount scheme on a range of leisure activities, from days out to magazine subscriptions, as well as hair and beauty treatments, courses at Merton Adult Education, entertainment events and discounts at local restaurants
  • interest free season ticket loan for public transport
  • assisted car purchase scheme
  • childcare vouchers
  • cycle to work scheme

Requirements:

Minimum 2 years of UK post qualification experience in Adults Social Care frontline adults social care services

We welcome applications from Social Workers who meet the above requirements.

Regretfully we are only able to respond to experienced Social Worker candidates who meet these requirements for the Social Work.

Hospital Social Worker
Merton Council

www.merton.gov.uk
Morden, United Kingdom
Ged Curran
$100 to $500 million (USD)
5001 to 10000 Employees
Government
National Services & Agencies
1965
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