Wakefield Council

  • Wakefield, UK
12 Jul, 2024
Full time
Wakefield Council Pontefract WF8, UK
Are you passionate about improving the health and wellbeing outcomes for people in Wakefield? Are you an experienced Mental Health Practitioner? Are you committed to promoting the voice of Social Work in Mental Health? If so, you may be just the person we are looking for.We have an exciting opportunity for an innovative and creative Level 2 Social Worker + AMHP to join our integrated, Multi-Disciplinary Enhanced Mental Health Team in Wakefield. This is an appealing opportunity for an Approved Mental Health Professional (AMHP) who is committed to the values of the profession, in promoting dignity, choice and human rights for all. You must demonstrate a track record of supporting positive risk taking, evidence what good practice looks like, combined with your knowledge and first-hand experience as a practitioner.
12 Jul, 2024
Full time
Wakefield Council Wakefield, UK
We are seeking Social Workers to join our superb Integrated Front Door/Locality and Children Care services.Full-time and part-time hours are available. When you work with us, you'll literally be working with the leaders in the field. We are Ofsted GOOD children’s services with OUTSTANDING leadership. What will be expected from me? You will play acentral role in achieving positive outcomes for children and young people in Wakefield District. You will be working in small and supported teams led by engaging and supportive senior managers who are committed to making a difference to families within Wakefield. What I might be doing? You will work with a restorative approach with families to assess and deliver interventions that mitigate riskYou will work to achieve permanency and outstanding outcomes for children and young people through relationship-based practice. Working with partners, you will identify what children and their families need to make lasting positive change; supporting...
12 Jul, 2024
Full time
Wakefield Council Pontefract WF8, UK
Are you passionate about improving the health and wellbeing outcomes for people in Wakefield? Are you an experienced Mental Health Practitioner? Are you committed to promoting the voice of Social Work in Mental Health? If so, you may be just the person we are looking for.We have an exciting opportunity for an innovative and creative Level 2 Social Worker + AMHP to join our integrated, Multi-Disciplinary Enhanced Mental Health Team in Wakefield. This is an appealing opportunity for an Approved Mental Health Professional (AMHP) who is committed to the values of the profession, in promoting dignity, choice and human rights for all. You must demonstrate a track record of supporting positive risk taking, evidence what good practice looks like, combined with your knowledge and first-hand experience as a practitioner.
12 Jul, 2024
Full time
Wakefield Council Bridgend, UK
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a permanent full-time (37 hours) Social Work position within Connecting Care West. Connecting Care West is an extremely supportive and friendly team with a plethora of experience. As a qualified and registered social worker, you will play an important role in helping vulnerable people live as independently as possible, supporting and signposting to empower people to be autonomous about how their needs are met. Part of this role will involve you taking responsibility for completing Care Act conversation assessments and developing person-centred and outcome-focused care and support plans. The successful applicant (if newly qualified) will be supported with progressing through a comprehensive ASYE programme to develop their practice. Wakefield Adult Social Care has implemented a Social Work Career Framework to support the professional development of its social work practitioners. This enables Social Workers who have successfully completed the...
12 Jul, 2024
Full time
Wakefield Council Wakefield, UK
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a permanent full-time (37 hours) Social Work position within Connecting Care West. Connecting Care West is an extremely supportive and friendly team with a plethora of experience. As a qualified and registered social worker, you will play an important role in helping vulnerable people live as independently as possible, supporting and signposting to empower people to be autonomous about how their needs are met. Part of this role will involve you taking responsibility for completing Care Act conversation assessments and developing person-centred and outcome-focused care and support plans. The successful applicant (if newly qualified) will be supported with progressing through a comprehensive ASYE programme to develop their practice. Wakefield Adult Social Care has implemented a Social Work Career Framework to support the professional development of its social work practitioners. This enables Social Workers who have successfully completed the...
12 Jul, 2024
Full time
Wakefield Council Knottingley WF11, UK
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a full time (37 hour) senior social work position within Connecting Care East. We are an integrated team who work across the East of the Wakefield District with people aged 18 and over who have an appearance of need. Connecting Care East is an extremely supportive and friendly team with a wealth of experience.About you We are looking for: an experienced and skilled practitioner who can work confidently and increasingly autonomously with a wide variety and complexity of cases.a motivated, flexible and committed individual who wants to make a contribution and cares about a job well done.a team player who adopts a strengths-based approach and is enthusiastic and passionate about making a difference. About the role As a Senior Social Worker within the team: You will be able to demonstrate in-depth knowledge and application of relevant legislation including the Care Act , the Mental Capacity Act and Human Rights Act .You will have specific...
12 Jul, 2024
Part time
Wakefield Council Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
Social Worker (Level 2)Are you passionate about improving the health and wellbeing outcomes for people in Wakefield? Are you an experienced Mental Health Practitioner? Are you committed to promoting the voice of Social Work in Mental Health? If so, you may be just the person we are looking for.We have an appealing opportunity for a level 2 Social Worker to join our integrated, multi-disciplinary Enhanced Mental Health Team. To undertake this role, you will need a proven track record of supporting positive risk taking and be adept in strength-based, outcome focussed practice and have the relevant Social Worker qualification with desirable experience in mental health.
12 Jul, 2024
Part time
Wakefield Council Pontefract WF8, UK
Social Worker (Level 2)Are you passionate about improving the health and wellbeing outcomes for people in Wakefield? Are you an experienced Mental Health Practitioner? Are you committed to promoting the voice of Social Work in Mental Health? If so, you may be just the person we are looking for.We have an appealing opportunity for a level 2 Social Worker to join our integrated, multi-disciplinary Enhanced Mental Health Team. To undertake this role, you will need a proven track record of supporting positive risk taking and be adept in strength-based, outcome focussed practice and have the relevant Social Worker qualification with desirable experience in mental health.
12 Jul, 2024
Full time
Wakefield Council Wakefield, UK
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a permanent full-time (37 hours) Social Work position within Connecting Care West. Connecting Care West is an extremely supportive and friendly team with a plethora of experience. As a qualified and registered social worker, you will play an important role in helping vulnerable people live as independently as possible, supporting and signposting to empower people to be autonomous about how their needs are met. Part of this role will involve you taking responsibility for completing Care Act conversation assessments and developing person-centred and outcome-focused care and support plans. The successful applicant (if newly qualified) will be supported with progressing through a comprehensive ASYE programme to develop their practice. Wakefield Adult Social Care has implemented a Social Work Career Framework to support the professional development of its social work practitioners. This enables Social Workers who have successfully completed the...
12 Jul, 2024
Full time
Wakefield Council London, UK
We are seeking Social Workers to join our superb Integrated Front Door/Locality and Children Care services.Full-time and part-time hours are available. When you work with us, you'll literally be working with the leaders in the field. We are Ofsted GOOD children’s services with OUTSTANDING leadership. What will be expected from me? You will play acentral role in achieving positive outcomes for children and young people in Wakefield District. You will be working in small and supported teams led by engaging and supportive senior managers who are committed to making a difference to families within Wakefield. What I might be doing? You will work with a restorative approach with families to assess and deliver interventions that mitigate riskYou will work to achieve permanency and outstanding outcomes for children and young people through relationship-based practice. Working with partners, you will identify what children and their families need to make lasting positive change; supporting...
12 Jul, 2024
Full time
Wakefield Council Castleford, UK
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a full time (37 hour) senior social work position within Connecting Care East. We are an integrated team who work across the East of the Wakefield District with people aged 18 and over who have an appearance of need. Connecting Care East is an extremely supportive and friendly team with a wealth of experience.About you We are looking for: an experienced and skilled practitioner who can work confidently and increasingly autonomously with a wide variety and complexity of cases.a motivated, flexible and committed individual who wants to make a contribution and cares about a job well done.a team player who adopts a strengths-based approach and is enthusiastic and passionate about making a difference. About the role As a Senior Social Worker within the team: You will be able to demonstrate in-depth knowledge and application of relevant legislation including the Care Act , the Mental Capacity Act and Human Rights Act .You will have specific...
12 Jul, 2024
Full time
Wakefield Council Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
Are you passionate about improving the health and wellbeing outcomes for people in Wakefield? Are you an experienced Mental Health Practitioner? Are you committed to promoting the voice of Social Work in Mental Health? If so, you may be just the person we are looking for.We have an exciting opportunity for an innovative and creative Level 2 Social Worker + AMHP to join our integrated, Multi-Disciplinary Enhanced Mental Health Team in Wakefield. This is an appealing opportunity for an Approved Mental Health Professional (AMHP) who is committed to the values of the profession, in promoting dignity, choice and human rights for all. You must demonstrate a track record of supporting positive risk taking, evidence what good practice looks like, combined with your knowledge and first-hand experience as a practitioner.
12 Jul, 2024
Part time
Wakefield Council Pontefract WF8, UK
Social Worker (Level 2)Are you passionate about improving the health and wellbeing outcomes for people in Wakefield? Are you an experienced Mental Health Practitioner? Are you committed to promoting the voice of Social Work in Mental Health? If so, you may be just the person we are looking for.We have an appealing opportunity for a level 2 Social Worker to join our integrated, multi-disciplinary Enhanced Mental Health Team. To undertake this role, you will need a proven track record of supporting positive risk taking and be adept in strength-based, outcome focussed practice and have the relevant Social Worker qualification with desirable experience in mental health.
12 Jul, 2024
Full time
Wakefield Council Wakefield, UK
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a permanent full-time (37 hours) Social Work position within Connecting Care West. Connecting Care West is an extremely supportive and friendly team with a plethora of experience. As a qualified and registered social worker, you will play an important role in helping vulnerable people live as independently as possible, supporting and signposting to empower people to be autonomous about how their needs are met. Part of this role will involve you taking responsibility for completing Care Act conversation assessments and developing person-centred and outcome-focused care and support plans. The successful applicant (if newly qualified) will be supported with progressing through a comprehensive ASYE programme to develop their practice. Wakefield Adult Social Care has implemented a Social Work Career Framework to support the professional development of its social work practitioners. This enables Social Workers who have successfully completed the...
12 Jul, 2024
Full time
Wakefield Council Castleford, UK
Wakefield Social Care Direct is the initial point of contact for all adult social care enquires. We have recently integrated with Mid Yorkshires Community Health, Single Point of Contract which creates an exciting opportunity for us to work differently, together to meet the needs of out local communities. We are looking to recruit 4 Social Workers to join our busy team and to contribute to our new ways of working. At Social Care Direct we interact with people with a range of needs such as physical disabilities, older people, learning disabilities, drug and alcohol use, mental health, and people experiencing homelessness and offending. It is important that you demonstrate how this relates to the Care Act and have good, strength based assessment skills. You will need to provide people with advice and information to allow individuals to remain as independent as possible and to make informed decisions around their care and support needs. The team also considers safeguards under s.42,...
12 Jul, 2024
Full time
Wakefield Council Castleford, UK
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a full time (37 hour) senior social work position within Connecting Care East. We are an integrated team who work across the East of the Wakefield District with people aged 18 and over who have an appearance of need. Connecting Care East is an extremely supportive and friendly team with a wealth of experience.About you We are looking for: an experienced and skilled practitioner who can work confidently and increasingly autonomously with a wide variety and complexity of cases.a motivated, flexible and committed individual who wants to make a contribution and cares about a job well done.a team player who adopts a strengths-based approach and is enthusiastic and passionate about making a difference. About the role As a Senior Social Worker within the team: You will be able to demonstrate in-depth knowledge and application of relevant legislation including the Care Act , the Mental Capacity Act and Human Rights Act .You will have specific...
12 Jul, 2024
Part time
Wakefield Council Wakefield, UK
We are looking for an experienced qualified social work practitioner to join a specialist mental health social work team based within a regional medium secure forensic hospital.You will need: A recognised social work qualification and current SWE registrationExperience of social work practice in mental health, forensic services, the criminal justice system, or a related fieldExcellent teamwork, interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skillsStrong organisational, networking and negotiating skillsExperience of partnership working with other statutory agencies and professionalsComprehensive knowledge of relevant legislation including the Mental Health Act , Mental Capacity Act and Care Act .Knowledge and expertise in safeguarding adults, including devising care plans and prevention strategiesExcellent risk assessment, analytical and decision-making skills.An ability to navigate complex systems and formulate care pathways in partnership with other agencies and professionals.A...
12 Jul, 2024
Full time
Wakefield Council Steeton, Keighley BD20, UK
We are seeking Social Workers to join our superb Integrated Front Door/Locality and Children Care services.When you work with us, you'll literally be working with the leaders in the field. We are Ofsted GOOD children’s services with OUTSTANDING leadership. What will be expected from me? You will play acentral role in achieving positive outcomes for children and young people in Wakefield District. You will be working in small and supported teams led by engaging and supportive senior managers who are committed to making a difference to families within Wakefield. What I might be doing? You will work with a restorative approach with families to assess and deliver interventions that mitigate riskYou will work to achieve permanency and outstanding outcomes for children and young people through relationship-based practice. Working with partners, you will identify what children and their families need to make lasting positive change; supporting children and families to improve their...
12 Jul, 2024
Full time
Wakefield Council West Yorkshire, UK
We are seeking a Senior Social Worker to join our superb Integrated Front Door (IFD). When you work with us, you'll literally be working with the best practitioners and leaders in the field.We are an Ofsted GOOD children’s services provider with OUTSTANDING leadership. About us Our IFD in Wakefield is the Front Door for referrals into our Early Help Service and Children’s Social Care. We are a co-located service with partners from the Police, Health, Education, Domestic Abuse Services, CVE team and Housing. Our social work practice with children and families is so important. It can be both incredibly challenging and hugely rewarding. The responsibility or working with families where the decision you make and the power of your influence can shape and change lives, can be difficult. You will have access excellent management to support you in your role. How we will support you We will support you in your practice and decision making so you never feel alone. Out culture of high...
12 Jul, 2024
Full time
Wakefield Council Wakefield, UK
We are seeking Social Workers and Senior Social Workers to join our superb Children's Safeguarding Team. When you work with us, you'll literally be working with the best practitioners and leaders in the field.We are an Ofsted GOOD children’s services provider with OUTSTANDING leadership.About usOur locality safeguarding teams are dedicated to supporting children and families throughout their journeys within children's services. Social workers manage a mixed, capped caseload of child and family assessments, child in need, child protection, completing S.47 investigations and proceedings.Our staff have been key to our transformation to Ofsted GOOD children’s services with outstanding leadership. This has recently led to us winning the national LGC Children’s Services Award. At Wakefield we’re creating the right organisational environment for good social work to thrive. We’ve seen significant investment into our children’s services, including into staffing and resources. This is seeing...