The Role 

Targeted Review Team are keen to recruit enthusiastic, motivated, experienced social workers to join a newly forming Targeted Review Team; the team is being set up with the sole purpose of carrying out targeted reviews across the Adult Social Care Service from 18 onwards.  It will be a fast paced, busy team with pre-determined aims, targeted pieces of work.

Our vision in Warrington is for all people with lived experience to have equal opportunities to live the life they envisaged for themselves, achieve their identified desired outcomes, to live as independently as possible, also to continue to develop new skills and ensure their overall health and wellbeing in line with the statutory responsibilities set out in the Care Act 2014.

Our aim in the Targeted Review Team will be to:

Review support plans to ensure have the right level of support.
Apply a Strengths Based Approach, professional skills and knowledge to work with people with lived experience and their families to develop a support plan which best meets need and desired outcomes.
Maximise the person with lived experience independence skills, guide them through to the right level and type of support.

About you:
 

  • We are looking for someone who is experienced in building and sustaining relationships with people with lived experience and their families.

  • Must be confident and able to make decisions independently.

  • Be able to work at a fast pace as well as ensuring Assessments continue to be completed to an excellent standard.

  • Have strong values towards person centred practice, positive risk taking, cultivating self- actualisation, self-determination.

  • Be an excellent communicator

  • Understand the key principles and apply those strengths based principles/approaches when completing assessments, identifying needs, risks and outcomes with the individual.

  • Have an excellent working knowledge of applicable legislation including being able to appropriately apply legislation is essential.

  • Be able to work flexibly and effectively in partnership with a range of voluntary and statutory agencies as well as having good time management and organisational skills.

  • Be knowledgeable and have the confidence to work across the full spectrum of groups of adults including older People, Learning Disability and Mental Health.

About us:

The team will be made up of a Team Manager and four Social Workers it will be a compact team undertaking a particular scope of work but it is hoped will become a bonded team who work closely together, supporting each other to work towards the team goals.

What we can offer you:

  • 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.

  • A comprehensive induction programme

  • Excellent training opportunities

  • Regular monthly reflective supervision

  • 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 / WFH working opportunities.

  • An openness to progression and continued professional development

  • Newly built office space within easy access to public transport (Trains/Buses) also if necessary a discounted multi-storey car park immediately opposite.


For further information please contact:  Jackie Mahoney Team Manager for West under 65’s on 07880176469. Email: Jaqueline.Mahoney@warrington.gov.uk

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