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Slough Borough Council

Social Worker

Job Type

Permanent

Region

South East

Salary

Location

£35,338 - £40,536

Posted Date

25 March 2022

Thames Valley

Closing Date

7 April 2022

We are looking for enthusiastic Social Workers to join our Hospital Discharge, CTPLD, Community Mental Health and Locality operational teams in Slough.

This is an exciting time to join a forward-thinking Borough, where our focus is on strengths-based approaches, supporting independence and excellent evidence-based practice with older people and adults with learning and physical disabilities.

Working at the forefront of our vibrant People (Adults) Directorate, you will be vital to delivering the Council’s Care Act responsibilities for Slough residents in our diverse community. You will need to be a qualified Social Worker with the ability, confidence, and enthusiasm for working with adults and their families in a hospital or community setting, managing complex and varied caseloads. You will have a good knowledge and understanding of the statutory framework in which we work and an ability to work well in multi-disciplinary settings.

Our high performing teams welcome Social Workers with a high degree of flexibility and initiative and a positive, forward-thinking attitude. We have excellent training development programmes for staff and opportunities to build a rewarding career in this exciting sector. We are committed to staff development and would welcome you to join us.

Why work for Slough Borough Council?

Our employees choose to work in Slough, because it offers many opportunities to develop your career and enhance your skills in an area that has much to offer. We offer a range of benefits, including:
• Local Government pension scheme
• Flexible working and hybrid opportunities
• Health promotion days
• Discounted gym membership
• Opportunities for training and career progression
• Opportunities to lead and innovate
• Generous annual leave entitlement starting at 25 days per year rising to a maximum of 32 days after 5 years (pro rata for part time staff), with the option to purchase additional 5 days leave under our annual leave purchase scheme.

Situated in the Thames Valley just 20 miles from London, Slough is integrated into the heart of the UK transport and communications network, located between the M4, M40 and the M25. Slough is close to Heathrow Airport for international travel and within easy access of the M40 to the Midlands, the M1 to the North, the M3 to the South and the M25. Trains run from Paddington to Slough Station every 15 minutes.

With a great infrastructure for health and education Slough is a perfect place for families to settle and with more than 3,500 parking spaces in the town centre, people from around the region are choosing to come to Slough for work, culture or life.

Our vision is “People are proud to live in Slough where diversity is celebrated and where residents can enjoy fulfilling, prosperous and healthy lives.”

If you would like to find out more about these roles please contact: Joseph Njenga, Hospital Discharge Team Manager on 07749708408; Uma Macarov, CTPLD Team manager on 07729805682; Humaira Latif, CMHT Service Manager on 01753 6950950; or Andrea Rodin, East Locality Manager, on 07874 634094.

Closing date for applications: Thursday 7th April 2022 at 5pm.

Apply for this job online at www.slough.gov.uk/jobs.

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