We are seeking to recruit an enthusiastic, motivated, social worker to join the First Response Team. 

The team is responsible for completing strength based Assessments for all adults over the age of 18 in a timely manner in order to develop clear and focused care planning that meets with the Council’s statutory responsibilities, including the need to promote an individual’s well-being.

You will be working with a wide range of service user groupings including Older Adults, Mental Health, Learning Disability and Physical Disability.

As a qualified Social Worker you will need to be self-motivated and able to work under pressure within a fast paced environment with experience of multi-disciplinary working.

The role requires the ability to work flexibly and effectively in partnership with a range of voluntary and statutory agencies utilising a strengths based approach.

Applicants must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and be able to demonstrate their ability to prioritise need and manage risk in accordance with relevant legislative frameworks to ensure positive outcomes for all Warrington residents who come into contact with Adult Social Care services.

In return, you will be part of an inclusive and supportive team, where you will be really valued and you will have the opportunity to shape and improve the services we deliver to our growing population.

In addition, we can offer you:

A comprehensive induction

Excellent training

Regular monthly reflective supervision

Subsidised parking, an essential car user allowance and mileage package.

Employee benefits and staff discounts through the Warrington Rewards scheme

Access to our Employee Support Service

Agile working opportunities.

DBS clearance is required.

The ability to converse at ease with customers and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post.

Warrington Borough Council is a Disability Confident employer