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Social Care Navigator

Social Care

Adult Services

Bolton Council

 Contract: Permanent
Hours: 37 hrs per week
Grade: H/I
Salary: Grade H - £30,507 - £33,799 Grade I- £33,799 - 37,849
Closing Date: 2nd March 2020
Reference: BN-


The Role 

Grade H Social Worker (plus additional enhancement for 7 day working)


An opportunity has arisen for a Social Care Navigator (Social Worker) within the Intermediate Tier Services. This service covers Admission Avoidance, Intermediate Care bed-based units and Home Support Reablement.

This post offers an opportunity to contribute to the ongoing development of innovative ways of working across health and social care in order to improve the experience of service users and carers and to promote wellbeing and independence. The ability to develop, maintain and improve relationships with service users and carers is essential in this role as well as the attributes required to participate in inter-disciplinary team working. 


About You

We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic and motivated individual who has a passion for working with adults, understanding their needs, aspirations and supporting them to enhance their quality of life and promote independence.

The post holder will be required to work weekends and bank holidays on a rotational basis to support the delivery of the service 365 days of the year.

About Us

The Social Worker in IMC will work within one of the designated services and undertake assessments/reviews of need under the Care Act 2014, assist with support planning as necessary and also link people in to universal and voluntary services.

They will also assist colleagues within other areas of the services as necessary and support with complex cases, mental capacity and best interest assessments.



For more information please see the Work with Us page on      

 We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  A DBS check is therefore required for this post.


This post is a designated customer facing role under the fluency duty and requires a specified level of spoken English as per the person specification.


This organisation has signed up to the Greater Manchester Continuous Service Commitment. That means we will recognise your continuous or ‘unbroken’ service in any Greater Manchester local authority or NHS organisation, Transport for Greater Manchester, Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service or Greater Manchester Combined Authority, giving you access to our service-related benefits.



Job Description and Person Specification.docx
BN DBS.pdf
BN Privacy Notice.docx
BN Right to Work.docx

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working hours

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application deadline

12 00 pm

2nd Mar 2020

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