Buckinghamshire Council

  • High Wycombe, UK
29 Feb, 2024
Buckinghamshire Council High Wycombe, UK
Job summary Despite the challenges that Adult Social Care has faced within the last 12 months, our approach in Buckinghamshire has not been to take shelter and wait for the storm to pass. Instead, we have chosen totransform and restructure Adult Social Care so we can respond to a crisis as well as build for the future. We have created more roles in Social Work and Occupational Therapy; we are adapting to work much more closely with the community andsupport people near to where they live; we have developed a newcareer progression framework to encourage staff ambition and development; finally, to establish the conditions to deliveroutstanding practice, we have reduced the numbers that managers supervise and the caseloads the team have, to allow for more contact with our residents.Initiated in 2019, our strength-based practice model, Better Lives, has been improving outcomes linked to independence, developing social connections, and improving areas that are important to the residents...
29 Feb, 2024
Buckinghamshire Council Aylesbury, UK
Job summary Are you looking for a new challenge? Do you want to become part of a hospital discharge team that places a premium on listening and learning, and is determined to make a difference?We have a fantastic opportunity for a Qualified Social Worker who is passionate about enabling clients to fulfil their potential to join our Hospital Discharge North and East Team based at Stoke Mandeville Hospital.If you have experience in enabling clients to achieve or maintain independence, enjoy working in a fast-paced environment and enjoy working alongside individuals, supporting them to achieve their goals of living independently, then we want to hear from you!The Hospital Discharge Teams operate a 7-day service. At present, this equates to weekend working approximately once every 2 months. For this you will receive an enhancement and time off in lieu. Main duties of the job As a social worker at Buckinghamshire Council, you will ensure the highest standards of service are provided to...