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Social Worker - IRT (FTP-EXT)

Vacancy Details

Social Worker - IRT (FTP-EXT)

Social Worker – Initial Response Team Social Care

G08 – G09 Salary £26,317 - £32,029

dependent on relevant skills and experience

Permanent post, 37 hours per week

The Initial Response Team (IRT) is a Social Work team that works in conjunction with the Occupational Therapy Team to provide the Adults Single Point of Access (SPOA). SPOA provides Information Advice and Assistance (IAA) to citizens by identifying outcomes and looking at solutions to promote Wellbeing. There are a range of service providers within SPOA who provide preventative services including Third Sector Community Wellbeing Officer, Assistive Technology (Delta Wellbeing), Sensory Impairment workers, and NEWCIS (Carers Information Service). As part of SPOA, Social Workers in IRT work closely with Occupational Therapists and professionals from other statutory services such as Health and the Police to identify and manage risk to citizens wellbeing and safety.

IRT Social Workers have an allocated caseload of citizens of any adult age, identified as requiring further assessment and intervention. Being a generic Adults team, IRT/SPOA offers Social Workers the opportunity to work within a multi skilled team and work with citizens regardless of age or disability.

The citizens of Wrexham includes the residents of HMP Berwyn. IRT are responsible for providing Social Work into the prison and Social Workers in the team can have the opportunity to work in the prison following enhanced vetting.

For further information about the team or the post please contact Team Manager Annette Green on 01978 298260 or email Annette.green@wrexham.gov.uk

For an application pack, please contact the HR Service Centre, Guildhall, Wrexham, by telephone 01978 292012, Text relay: 18001 01978 292012 or email hrservicecentre@wrexham.gov.uk or download and complete the pdf application form available on the web page.

Closing Date: Friday 29/11/2019

Wrexham Council welcomes applications from suitably qualified candidates regardless of race, gender, disability, sexuality, religious belief or age.

The Council is committed to developing its bilingual workforce and welcomes applications from candidates who demonstrate their capability to work in both English and Welsh.

Vacancy Details
Closing Date 29/11/2019
Salary/Rate £26,317 - £32,029
Term Full Time
Department Social Care
Reference 04465
Posted Date 29/10/2019