We encourage our employees to maintain a healthy, happy work life balance. Wellbeing is about feeling good and doing well in our day to day life. Lots of things play a part in our wellbeing, including what we do, the way we think such as our lifestyle, work, money, education, our health and where we live.
We at Sandwell Council recognise that the workplace has a significant impact on an employee’s health and wellbeing. People cope with change in different ways and this then impacts on the lifestyle choices we make.
A free service for employees to use and provides everything you could ask for in an employee assistance programme:
Our Occupational Health Service has its own team of experienced physiotherapists and if you have a muscular-skeletal disorder or an injury as an employee you can self-refer to see one of our physiotherapists who will provide you with a specifically designed treatment programme to support your condition.
A Free Eye Test and Contribution towards the cost of your Glasses/Lenses
All designated users of Display Screen Equipment (DSE) are entitled to a free eye test with our provider.
Free Health Checks
A one to one assessment with a professional to help prevent illness and improve your lifestyle by the choices you make.
Meditation and Yoga sessions are so much more than a flexible healthy body and mind. The sessions will not only increase your level of fitness and posture, they include unique breathing techniques that will help lead to a stress-free, healthy and happy life. Take home a more relaxed, healthier and happier you with easy-to-use tools that maintain wellness.
Access to our suite of targeted resilience and wellbeing services to help optimise your physical, emotional and mental wellbeing to improve your quality of life.
You will be entitled to a free flu vaccination to keep you healthy during the winter months
As an experienced and valued Team Manager, you’ll lead a team of social care professionals in a specific area of care, to deliver a high quality service across the entire case work cycle, where the child’s voice is central to everything.
You’ll lead by example, promoting a positive working environment, where high standards of professional practice and quality are delivered and maintained. Through clear advice, reflective supervision and effective decision-making, but most importantly through strong leadership, you’ll empower your team to be their best, with clear direction and adherence to legislative requirements.
Improved outcomes for children, families and carers are the cornerstone for our service delivery and with this in mind you’ll manage, allocate and supervise cases ensuring high quality assessments and effective, timely support. You’ll be responsible for ensuring service targets are met and wherever possible improved upon.
You’ll be a champion, not only for our improvement journey, but also for the organisation’s values and behaviours and will show real commitment to your own and your team members continuous professional development.
As a valued Senior Social Worker, you’ll use your wealth of post-qualifying experience to make a real difference to the children, young people and families of Sandwell. Championing best practice, you’ll safeguard and promote their welfare, ensuring all legislative requirements are met.
You’ll be responsible for a complex caseload of children and young people, assessing and planning for children in need of protection and in care. You’ll work in a proactive and timely way with multi-agency partners, using resources to their best advantage, with the child’s voice at the centre of all you do.
You’ll be confident with court work, including preparing and presenting reports, and able to lead section 47 work, with a sound knowledge of legislation and child development needs. With a flexible approach, you’ll support your Team Manager to ensure a high quality service is delivered at all times.
As a valued Social Worker, you’ll assess the vulnerability of Sandwell’s children, providing a service that will significantly improve their quality of life. You’ll ensure the best outcome possible for our children, young people and their families, through safeguarding and promoting their welfare.
You’ll be responsible for a manageable caseload of children and young people. You’ll co-ordinate services using resources appropriately and involving multi-agency partners. You’ll conduct a range of assessments whilst listening to the views of the people you’re supporting.
Using best practice and ensuring all legislative requirements are met, you’ll deliver quality children’s plans in a proactive and timely manner, with a strong emphasis on the child’s voice. As well as preparing and presenting reports, you’ll also support your Team Manager to ensure a high quality service is delivered at all times