The City of York Council’s Safeguarding Adults Team is looking to appoint a part time Social Care Manager (with Social Work England or equivalent registration and eligible to work in the UK).
This post may interest you if you are a Social Worker or other related professional with at least 2 years post-qualifying experience, and specifically experience of working to Safeguard Adults.
Within this role you will be involved in duty work, triaging safeguarding concerns presented to the team, and making recommendations under sections 42 and 44 of the Care Act. You will conduct Safeguarding Adults Enquiries with individuals who have care and support needs, holding complex caseloads, conducting necessary assessments of risk and mental capacity, and making referrals to other services where appropriate. The small, friendly team is committed to working with strengths based approaches to achieve the outcomes identified by the person themselves. Often the work will involve close partnership working with colleagues in the Police and in Health.
As this role is public facing, applicants will need to demonstrate, at interview, their competency to converse and provide advice and guidance to members of the public, in spoken English to CEFR level C2: Can express him/herself spontaneously at length with a natural conversational flow, avoiding or backtracking around any difficulty so smoothly that the person with whom they are conversing is hardly aware of it.
City of York Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment. We require the successful candidate to undertake an enhanced Criminal Record check via the Disclosure and Barring Service.
The Council is highly committed to investing in the talent and wellbeing of our staff and can offer generous annual leave allowance, access to the Local Government Pension Scheme, comprehensive Health & Wellbeing initiatives and a reward package which recognises your contribution. We can offer flexible working practices, community engagement and volunteer activities and as part of our commitment to you, promote continuous Learning & Development. In addition we also offer a growing range of discounts, rewards and savings.
For further information or an informal discussion please contact Sophie Wreglesworth, Acting Service Manager, Sophie.email@example.com or on 01904 554158
Closing date: Thursday 9 July 2020 at 12 midnight
Interviews Week commencing Monday 20 July 2020
To apply for this job please visit jobs.york.gov.uk.