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Social Worker 1 or 2 (Temporary)

Organisation: Bridgend County Council
Salary: £28,458 - £30,153
Location: Wales
Closing date:

The Community Resource Team is an integrated Health and Social Care support service that provides a range of professional health and social care responses to enable people to achieve what matters to them.

We are on an ambitious journey to achieving a truly co-productive approach to working with people. We believe that everyone has strengths and our mission is to support people to maintain their independence so that they can live their lives well.   We have a multidisciplinary approach to enabling and supporting people who live with issues caused by disability, frailty and ageing.

You will be part of a short-term social work response within the Community Resource Team  in Bridgend County Borough, delivering social work support to adults in an integrated multi-disciplinary team comprised of social work, social care and health professionals; the aim of the team is to improve access to health, social care and personal assistance services for people affected by frailty and ageing. This service focuses on outcomes for individuals, maximising individual potential and minimising risk to independence, with an emphasis on choice and control. We have worked with partners to develop integrated provision which is person-centred and this post will have a key role in working to ensure that people in hospital are discharged in a timely manner.