Job details

Salary - Grade
GBP £49,071 to £51,099 49071 - PO4
Contract Type
Permanent
Contracted Hours
Full Time - 36 hours per week
DBS Required
Yes
Department
Adults, Health & Integration
Service
Adult Services
Closing date
21/07/2024

In Hackney our vision is building on strengths and making connections. This isn’t just about our practice with residents, but about our staff. We believe that it is possible to have a role that perfectly blends front line practice with residents, alongside the start of leadership and management of staff,

We offer a working environment that is stimulating, fast-moving, and supportive. As an accredited Timewise employer, we offer flexible working options to many of our colleagues and prioritise the need for a healthy work-life balance. 

We also offer an unrivalled Local Government Pension Scheme, a wide range of training opportunities, and an employee high street retail discount scheme.

As a Senior Social worker in Adult Services within the Discharge team  at Hackney Council, you’ll play a key role in supervisory role, SAM decisions and social workers’s  quality assurance practice. 

You’ll be part of a diverse and inclusive team that values you as an individual and encourages you to bring your whole self to work every day. Your unique experiences and expertise will help us to provide high-quality, person-centred care to anyone who accesses our services. 

You’ll also be responsible for ensure a good practice in social work  working in integration with health proffesonals , working closely with the Team Manager and other stakeholders to identify key priorities for your team , areas of development and be part of the change that drives us collectively forward.

As a supervisor, you’ll inspire your team to be thought-leaders in adult social care and motivate them through challenging times. You’ll have access to training and development opportunities to help you achieve this – enabling you to enhance your skills and stay informed of the latest developments, thinking and innovations in adult social care.

There is no better place to work in London than Hackney; we have great pride in our borough, our communities, and our services. Hackney is one of London’s most vibrant and diverse boroughs. It’s one of the most sought after areas to live in London with good schools, parks and local amenities, as well as great transport links and vibrant and diverse communities.

If you want to work in a place where you can represent our values so we achieve the best for our residents, please click on the apply button below.

The recruitment process is anonymous. Therefore, we do not accept supporting statements or CVs.

When applying, there will be a number of questions relating to the post on the application form. It is essential that you complete the application questions, responding to each using examples of your skills, knowledge and experience.

We will not accept applications where Artificial Intelligence (AI) has been used to assist with completing the competency questions or any part of the application form.

This application process replaces a supporting statement.

Closing date for applications: 21 July (22.59)

Interview date: TBC

We are also working towards our vision, which is to be a place for everyone; where residents and staff can be proud; a place that celebrates diversity and where everyone can feel valued, included and involved. In order to achieve this, we look for people who are: Proud; Ambitious; Pioneering; Open; Proactive; Inclusive.

Hackney Council works to eradicate discrimination on the basis of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, and sexual orientation. We also recognise that people can be disadvantaged by their social and economic circumstances, so we will also work to eliminate discrimination and disadvantage caused by social class. We also welcome those interested in flexible working. We particularly welcome applications from disabled people, as this group is currently under represented in our workforce.

The Council has a dedicated employment support service (Hackney Works), which offers Hackney residents guidance in relation to applying for jobs. If you are thinking about applying for a job, please contact the Hackney Works team to find out what support is available: hackneyworks@hackney.gov.uk