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Social Care Practitioner

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The Leys Resource Centre, Old Derby Road, Ashbourne
Salary details
Grade 8 £25,582 - £27,493 per annum
Job term
Full Time
Appointment type
Fixed Term - Covering for maternity leave March 2024
37 Hours per week
Closing Date
04 June 2023
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We have an excellent opportunity for a temporary Social Care Practitioner covering maternity leave for 10 months to join our busy, but supportive generic adults, team covering the Derbyshire Dales South area of Derbyshire.

We are based in Ashbourne and our Team consists of Social Workers, OT’s, Social Care Practitioners, a Senior Practitioner, and a Service Manager.

We are a very busy team, working predominantly alongside adults over the age of 18, with the exception of working with younger adults, as they approach adulthood.

We are looking for an experienced practitioner, with excellent knowledge and experience of working with the Care Act (2014), alongside supporting legislation i.e., Mental Capacity Act (2005).

We provide a wide range of services to our community, including Care Assessment, support plans, advocacy, area duty, safeguarding duties to name a few. We are passionate about a strength- based approaches and outcomes.

In the coming months we are about to embark improved integrated ways of working, with health colleagues taking a collaborative approach in supporting our community. 

If you require any further informal information, please contact Sharon Edden Service Manager

Due to this post having access to children and/or vulnerable adults, the successful candidate will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check. The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post, as all cases are judged individually according to the nature of the role and information provided. Click here to see our policy on criminal background checks.