We have exciting opportunities for qualified Social Workers in our Older People, Physical and Sensory Disabilities Review Team, and are looking for those who embody our core values and exhibit our principle behaviours.
We are passionate and motivated about supporting people in Buckinghamshire to achieve the outcomes that are important to them, using the Strengths Based Approach to build upon people’s current support networks, ensuring they have the ability to maintain their independence, and ensuring we’re delivering the best services for value for money.
We are a friendly and supportive team who all share a desire to achieve great results for our service users. We’d love you to come and join us. If you share our values and this seems as exciting to you as it does to us then click to apply or email firstname.lastname@example.org to find out more about our Try Before You Apply days!
Our vision is simple. To make a real difference to the people and communities we serve. Now, and for the future. This means safeguarding the vulnerable, creating opportunities, building self-reliance and keeping Buckinghamshire thriving and attractive. All whilst ensuring that we’re delivering value for money.
Our local communities are at the heart of everything we do and they really rely on the work we do. Whether it’s new roads being built, helping parents get their children a school place or providing essential support to vulnerable children or elderly residents, what we do touches the lives of everyone in Buckinghamshire.
In April 2020 Buckinghamshire Council became the UK’s newest council and the residents of Buckinghamshire will be served by a single, unitary council. Buckinghamshire is an ambitious, rapidly growing county, and our economy is one of the strongest in the country. It is an area of outstanding natural beauty and ranks as one of the top rural areas to live in the UK and yet it is incredibly well connected– only an hour from London on the train. The county has a rich history and heritage and is the birthplace of the international Paralympic movement.
We are looking for motivated, ambitious and inspiring people to join us on our journey. Not only will you be an integral part of the unique and exciting transition through the unitary process, you will also be entitled to a range of different benefits to make sure you are happy both at work and at home.
Your role as a Social Worker within the Annual Review Team will include the following:
Please see the job description attached for the core responsibilities.
We are looking for candidates who are passionate, supportive, motivated and professional in their conduct. We are looking for candidates with knowledge and experience of the following:
To be successful in the role you will need to demonstrate the following:
Access to / use of a vehicle is an essential requirement. Flexible working is available to staff following a successful probationary period.
This post is exempt under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Due to the sensitive nature of the duties the post holder will be expected to undertake a criminal record check as part of the recruitment process.
Induction: Our induction takes place over 6 weeks and includes shadowing, e-learning, training courses, meeting with other relevant health professionals and visiting day services.
Training Opportunities: We pride ourselves on developing our staff and offer comprehensive training opportunities including PEPs, BIA, development in to specialist roles, DoLS and MCA, AT, presentation skills, and much more!
We pride ourselves on our core values of being Proud, Ambitious, Collaborative and Trustworthy. We work together to deliver the very best outcomes, with both our residents and employees being at the heart of what we do.
Plus, we expect you to model the Adult Social Care values and focus on:
The Annual Review team is a large and supportive team made up of Social Workers and experienced Social Work Assistants. The Annual Review Team covers the entire county of Buckinghamshire and, as such, we can usually accommodate workers who wish to work in a specific geographical area. We work directly with people who may be an Older Adult, or an Adult with Physical or Sensory Disabilities and work both in the communities and in residential care facilities.
We promote agile working and will be able to provide you with the opportunity to work from home.
Hard work and success deserves recognition. That’s why we pride ourselves on the benefits we give our people.
We actively encourage a good work-life balance and promote flexible and agile working arrangements. We provide discounts on various Cafés, restaurants, shops and auto enrolment onto our generous Pension Scheme with an employer contribution of 26%.
We also offer a salary sacrifice personal car lease scheme and the opportunity to gain membership to Costco. We have discounted gym memberships, Travel discounts with Arriva and Chiltern Railways and much more.
Social Workers are also entitled to a generous enhanced reward package, as follows: