Salary range: £36,708 - £39,867 p.a. inc.
Hours of work: 36 hours per week
Location: Civic Centre and other locations from time to time
Brent is a tremendously vibrant London borough where the iconic arch of Wembley Stadium dominates the skyline. Spanning both inner and outer London, it is a borough of huge contrasts in terms of its economic, environmental, ethnic and social make up. Brent’s diversity is evident to all who visit our borough and our long history of ethnic and cultural diversity has created a place that is truly unique and valued by those who live and work here.
The council is pursuing a far-reaching transformation agenda that better meets the needs of our community so it is an exciting time to join us.
Brent Council’s wholly owned housing company, i4B, has negotiated the purchase of a brand new apartment block in Wembley Park which will provide much-needed affordable accommodation for key workers across the borough and beyond. The block will be used to retain and recruit key workers in London. If you are successful in applying role this role, you will have the opportunity to move into one of the apartments. More information on the apartments can be found at:
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The commissioning, contracting and market management Residential and Nursing team provides end-to-end commissioning. We work with a number of care homes across different user groups.
We are looking for 2 new social workers to join us in the team to support with safeguarding enquiries. The social worker posts are to support the wider review function and to complete s42 enquiries. You are required to have good knowledge and experience of working with adults in care homes. The role will include other areas of work including applications to the court of protection, reviews, MCA and best interest.
The social worker posts are to support the wider review function and to complete s42 enquiries – this will include having knowledge and experience of adult safeguarding.
This is a busy large, lively and dynamic team so the ability to work as part of a team and support other colleagues is required. The team has a varied function overall and the ability to think differently, creatively and have a “can do” attitude to work, that may not be exactly a social work function is desirable. If you want, commissioning experience this is the team to work in!
You will be a qualified social worker with experience of working with care homes for a range of different adult user groups. The role is to complete safeguarding enquiries and therefore previous experience and knowledge is required of Section 42 of the Care Act 2014.
You need to be a good communicator and information gatherer .You will also need excellent report writing skills.
A good communicator with a can do attitude who wants to gain different experiences and knowledge in a non-traditional social work team.
Closing Date: 13 February 2022 (23:00)
The Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) (Amendment) (Coronavirus) Regulations 2021 are expected to come into effect on 11th November 2021 and require any person (‘Professional or Tradesperson’) who has to enter a care home to have received both of their COVID Vaccinations. In order to comply with the legislation, applicants should be aware that this post is subject to proof of double vaccination status. Applicants who are exempt and medically unable to receive the COVID vaccination will be required to provide documentary evidence.
Brent Council values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this and therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community. We positively encourage all applicants to self-identify their characteristics in the diversity survey section in the application.
We are committed to safer recruitment and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants should be aware that posts working with children, young people and vulnerable adults are subject to an Enhanced DBS check as well as other employment clearances.
Brent has a positive approach to flexible working.
As a disability confident employer Brent welcomes applications from people with all disabilities, including hidden disabilities and mental health conditions. We will interview any disabled applicant who meets the essential criteria. If you require reasonable adjustments to be made to any part of the recruitment process due to your disability, please contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org
Please note CVs will not be considered as part of your application for this position.