Social worker for reception and on-call
Umeå, Sverige
Type of Employment Full-time
Job position Social secretary
Work model On location
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We offer meaningful and varied work where you can influence and make a difference to the children, young people or adults you meet. Of course, the work contains challenges, unpredictability and difficult assessments in urgent situations. But it also means many contacts with different people where you get the opportunity to contribute with advice and support in difficult situations. Our goal is to be able to offer a long and sustainable working life with a good balance between work and leisure. As a new employee, you are gradually introduced to the work and have regular reconciliations with your manager. If necessary, you will also receive supervision as support in the work. As of 2022, we are part of the Professional Journey, which is a national competence initiative for employees in the exercise of authority for children and young people. More Business Trips within other of our businesses will start during the year. Social care and reception form one and the same unit consisting of 14 employees. Both the social service and the reception offer advice and provide information by telephone. Reception is the entrance to social services during the day and receives applications and reports, both in writing and by telephone. They have their workplace in central Umeå. The social emergency is the way in for urgent events that require the exercise of authority by social services in the evenings and weekends. The workplace is partially located in the police station. Registrations in advance are assessed by reception before they are passed on for possible investigation at another unit. Both social services and reception handle matters concerning both children and young people, adults and to some extent the elderly. These two positions refer to work at the social service, two weekends off in six weeks and work during the day at the reception. Your work assignments As a social worker in the social emergency, you deal with urgent social problems during evenings, nights and weekends. You will find alternative solutions for children, young people and adults who cannot wait until the social services' opening hours during the day. The duties include the exercise of authority by assessing reports that come in and starting an investigation if necessary. During the day, the tasks are about receiving and giving information as well as assessing the need for protection and starting an investigation if necessary. Contacts are mainly made by telephone. About you You have a degree in sociology and experience of working with authorities in social services, especially with children and young people. We would like for you to have experience in processing according to LVU/LVM as well as training in MI and FREDA. As a person, you have a good attitude and very good cooperation skills and can work independently. Great emphasis is placed on personal suitability. B driving license is a requirement for the position. Miscellaneous Two services two permanent positions, full time starting 03/01/2024 or as agreed. Working hours are day/evening, night, on-call and weekend. Follow Umeå Municipality on Linkedin! About Umeå municipality Umeå municipality is the region's largest employer with over 13,000 employees. The municipality has approximately 440 managers and the operation is divided into eight administrations. Our jobs and our value base are based on citizen focus, openness, trust and continuous improvement. Umeå is a cultural city in constant development. In order to meet the goal of 200,000 inhabitants in 2050, we need more people working for growth and welfare. We know that differences enrich and welcome everyone to apply for a job with us. In the next ten years, we will hire around a thousand employees every year. Do you want to become one of us? Umeå municipality is part of three administrative areas for Finnish, Meänkieli and Sami www.umea.se/minoriteter. As an employee with us in Umeå municipality, you can take advantage of a number of benefits. Take advantage of our benefits https://umea.se/jobbochforetagande/jobbochpraktik/kommunensomarbetsgivare/varaformaner.4.1b4d24fb1752122eb843bf.html Do you sell ads or offer recruitment support? Please, do not contact the municipality about it! We select and contact the companies we collaborate with ourselves.
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Umeå is a place where the creativity of a vibrant city is surrounded by unspoiled nature in all directions. Our city offers incredible gastronomic experiences and world-renowned cultural institutions and festivals. Abounding in creativity, culture, and state-of-the-art research and academic institutions, Umeå welcomes the curious and creative. We offer a work-life-balance and an unmatched interplay between a dynamic urban environment and boundless nature.

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Umeå is a place where the creativity of a vibrant city is surrounded by unspoiled nature in all directions. Our city offers incredible gastronomic experiences and world-renowned cultural institutions and festivals. Abounding in creativity, culture, and state-of-the-art research and academic institutions, Umeå welcomes the curious and creative. We offer a work-life-balance and an unmatched interplay between a dynamic urban environment and boundless nature.
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