Work and volunteer across adult care and wellbeing in Sheffield

A group of social workers in Sheffield's Peace Gardens

Work and volunteer across adult care and wellbeing in Sheffield

By choosing to work in Adult Care and Wellbeing Sheffield you will have opportunities every single day to connect with others, give back to your community, be physically active and learn new skills. 

You will be helping people from all walks of life to live the life they want to live and enriching your own life in the process.

Current careers

We are currently recruiting for a range of careers at all levels, these include:

  • Team Leader
  • Support Manager
  • Social Worker 
  • Social Care Practitioner
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Occupational Therapy Assistant
  • Provider Support Assessor
  • Planning Coordination Officer
  • Practice Development Officer
  • Commissioning Officer 
  • Support Worker
  • Casual Support Worker
  • Prevention worker
  • Community Support Worker (this role sits within our Community Services portfolio, but the work is of a similar nature to the Adult Care and Wellbeing service)

Why we need you and what we look for

We need the very best people who want to make a difference and understand what it means to support people in a strengths-based way. We want people who are caring, empathetic and resilient, and have excellent listening and communication skills for building positive relationships.

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Benefits of working in adult care and wellbeing

In Sheffield, we will help you flourish by offering:

  • generous and flexible work packages
  • competitive rates of pay
  • comprehensive Employee Assistance Programme
  • workplace wellbeing offer
  • a thorough induction and continuous investment in your development
  • great opportunities to progress in your career
  • a genuinely supportive work environment
  • regular reflective supervision from our excellent managers
  • an incredible city full of beautiful parks, a thriving cultural life and a warm and friendly community spirit
  • the stunning Peak District right on our doorstep

Our different services areas

Living and Ageing Well

Supports older adults and people living with dementia or long-term health conditions.

Future Options

Supports people with autism, additional needs and disabilities as they transition from children’s services into adulthood.

First Contact Team and Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub

Triage and respond to all adult social care queries and safeguarding concerns.

Occupational Therapy and Adapted Housing

Supports people to live independently in their own homes.

Short-Term Intervention Team and Enablement Team

Care staff who support with hospital discharge by helping people to get back into their own homes and regain their independence.

Shared Lives Carer Service

Offers short or long term placements and respite care for adults in a home setting.

Community Recovery Mental Health, Hospital Social Work and Out-of-Hours, Continuing Healthcare teams

We have opportunities for you to specialise in our Community Recovery Mental Health social work teams, or to work alongside health professionals in our Hospital Social Work and Out-of-Hours teams, or to work out in the community with our Continuing Healthcare teams.

Community Support Service

We also work closely with the Community Support Service, which offers people advice and practical support.

A support worker on a home visit

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