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Care Manager / Social Worker - Hospital Discharge & Reablement

Rutland County Council
£24,799-£34,788 Plus market Supplement £1,000-£3,000 pro rata if SW qualified
Rutland - Oakham
Working Pattern:
Full Time
37 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
30/04/2019 at 18:04 PM
Rutland County Council

Who we are… Rutland County Council is the smallest Unitary Authority in England, but just because we are a small team does not mean we cannot make a big difference, multum-in parvo is our motto!

Rutland offers fantastic opportunities to make a real difference to the lives of residents in our local community – we really are one of the best places to live, learn, work, play and visit. This is your chance to become part of an amazing team, delivering great services throughout the county.

Our Adult Social Care teams are leading the way in health and social care integration, ensuring the services we deliver meet the needs of our service users in a fully personalized and joined up way.

With continually evolving services, this is a great opportunity to join a nationally recognized and committed team, supporting service users and their carers every step of the way.

Who you are… Passionate about providing and developing excellent services, you will be comfortable working in hospitals (typically in Leicester, Peterborough and Kettering) and in service users homes to assess needs. Able to quickly build relationships, ensuring they have all the support they need to regain their independence, return home and remain there safely, will be your starting point. Working in a person centred way will be second nature, as will ensuring support plans are monitored and reviewed to meet changing circumstances.

What we need from you… With previous experience working in Adult Social Care, you will understand the processes and legislation behind our work, but just as importantly you will support service user’s involvement throughout the assessment process, creating plans in partnership with

them, their carers and other agencies to facilitate safe, effective and timely hospital discharges and transfers of care.

To ensure we offer a holistic service, we would like to hear from qualified Social Workers and other professionals with a relevant Level 4 qualification or equivalent such as Nurses, Physiotherapists or

Occupational Therapists to work in the team as a Care Manager.

What we offer in return… Work that makes a difference to people’s lives within this beautiful county, in addition to structured salary reviews, local government pension scheme, discounted access to ‘Active Rutland’ keep fit activities and Flexi-Time to name just a few!

The successful applicant for this post will be subject to an enhanced check by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

We act as ‘One Council’ in all we do, with each of us working together in the most effective way to meet the needs of our customers every day – if you share this ethos then we really want to hear from you…

What to do now… Please visit our website for a full Job Description. For an informal discussion about the role please contact Lewis Anstock, Team Manager on 07970 232018 or email: lanstock@rutland.gov.uk.

Please follow the link to apply online - alternatively if you are unable to apply online, please contact one of the HR team for an application pack via email: recruitment@rutland.gov.uk or call 01527 758291.

All recruitment correspondence, including interview details, will usually be sent out via email. If you require documentation/correspondence in an alternative format, please contact the HR team.

Rutland County Council is committed to Equality and Diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. Everyone at Rutland County Council has a responsibility for, and is committed to, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of Children, Young People and Vulnerable Adults and for ensuring that they are protected from harm.


How to apply

We will be accepting online applications for this role, if you require access to a computer or the internet resources are available at Rutland County Council’s Catmose site and within the County’s libraries, a member of the team will be happy to help you with your application.

Please contact us on 01572 75 8291 to make alternative arrangements, if for any other reason you may struggle to complete the online application. The application forms can be made available in alternative and accessible formats.

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