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Social Worker

Location
Redbridge Jewish Community Centre, Redbridge, Greater London, Greater London, NW11 9DQ

Employment Type
Full Time

Salary
£32,773 - £34,857 + Benefits
Annual

Contact Type
Permanent

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Do you wish you had a varied, rewarding role with a company who genuinely care about their staff? We’re looking for a dedicated Social Worker to help improve the quality of life for some of society’s most vulnerable people in the Greater London area. This a full-time role doing 36.25 hours per week, with a starting salary between £32,773 to £34,857 (dependant on experience). We think it’s important to make our employees feel valued, so on top of your competitive starting salary, we offer an excellent benefits package.

The post will be in East locality team, based at Redbridge but covering a wide geographical area from City of London to Southend on Sea, and in the first instance within the dementia specialism.

We are a team of many different backgrounds and cultures

Jewish Care is the leading health and social care charity serving the Jewish community in the UK. Though our clients are all of a similar religious tradition, our staff represent diverse cultures and faiths, bringing their own unique perspectives and individuality to their roles.

What you’ll be doing

You’ll work collaboratively as required, building networks and developing activities which enhance social and community life for the individuals under our care. Your core duties will involve:

  • Making effective and timely assessments and decisions to achieve positive change
  • Taking a multi-disciplinary approach to provide effective intervention
  • Providing personalised care which improves quality of life for individuals
  • Enabling individuals to remain within their community by promoting independence

What we need from you

You’ll be experienced working with adults in a social care context, and confident managing a social work caseload. You’ll genuinely care about empowering people to live meaningful lives with dignity. We’re also looking for the following:

  • Social work qualification (Essential)
  • Registered with HCPC (Essential)
  • UK driving licence & access to vehicle for work (Essential))
  • Successfuly completed ASYE (Essential)
  • Experience of community and/or group work (Essential)
  • Significant working knowledge and experience of Care Act (2014) and Mental Capacity Act (2005) (Essential)
  • Experience of, or an interest in, working with the Jewish community
  • Experience of using electronic data bases to maintain up to date client records(desirable)

Why you’ll love working with us

No matter how old or young you are, if you want to make a difference where it’s needed most, see what we have to offer. In addition to your competitive salary you’ll receive some great benefits including: generous mileage allowance for work, 4% employer contribution pension; free life assurance; childcare vouchers; free DBS shared update; …the list goes on and on!

If you’re passionate about helping people and want a career that truly makes a difference, we want you on our team – apply today!

Benefits
Jewish Care offers excellent benefits and training to all staff. Benefits include, free meals, 20 day’s annual leave, Jewish Care Pension scheme, various discounts, Loans and mileage reimbursement, ride to work scheme, eye tests, employee referral bonus and more.

About
Jewish Care is a leading communal organisation. We are the largest health and social care charity for the Jewish community in the UK, caring for nearly 7,000 people every week. Approximately 1500 staff from multi-cultural backgrounds together with 3,000 volunteers help to maintain their service. It provides a wide range of services to help meet the community’s physical, social and emotional needs, both directly and in partnership with other organisations. We care & support many people including; older people with dementia, disabilities, mental health needs and Holocaust survivors and many more.
We aim to make a positive impact on the lives of Jewish people by creating excellent social care that enhances well-being and inspires them to stay connected to their community. The organisation is committed to finding innovative solutions tailored to the people who use their services.
We are a proud to be multi award winning organisation. Prestigious awards and accolades they have received include; The Skills for Care Best Employer for over 250 people, and The Investors in People Gold standard.

Please be aware that this vacancy will close, once a sufficient number of suitable candidates have been identified therefore, we would recommend that you submit your application as early as possible.

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