Social Care Practitioner
- The Arc (Derbyshire County Council), High Street Clowne, Chesterfield
- Salary details
- Grade 8 £25,582 - £27,493 per annum
- Job term
- Full Time
- Appointment type
- 37 Hours per week
- Closing Date
- 04 June 2023
There is opportunity for a social care practitioner to join Bolsover South P&P team. We work with vulnerable adults (and people approaching adulthood) with long term care needs living in the community and in care placements to complete a person-centred assessment of Care Act eligibility, ad complete a strength-based support plan to meet their goals. The role includes visiting people at home, communicating with them and their carers to gather information, making decisions, arranging equipment and care, and recording this. We undertake safeguarding enquiries using Making Safeguarding Personal.
We are social workers, social care practitioners, a senior practitioner, and a service manager. We work alongside other organisations and professionals including occupational therapists, and workers are linked to GP surgeries to aid effective multi-disciplinary practice.
There is opportunity for home and office working. Support is provided through a Microsoft Teams chat facility with the team, a daily Teams catch-up with team members and senior practitioner and/or service manager, monthly one to one supervision, and a monthly team meeting. We operate a ‘champion’ role, offering the opportunity to develop practice interests and share knowledge and with the team.
Provisional Interview Date: Week Commencing 19 June 2023
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.