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Social Care Practitioner

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Sth Derbys Dist Council (DCC), Civic Way, Swadlincote
Salary details
Grade 8 £27,507 - £29,418 per annum
Job term
Full Time
Appointment type
Fixed Term - Covering for maternity leave up to 9 months
37 Hours per week
Closing Date
10 December 2023
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We are looking to recruit a Social Care Practitioner to join a busy personalisation and prevention adult care team working across the South of South Derbyshire. 

The successful candidate will have experience of working in an Adult Social Care environment to provide assessment and support under the Care Act (2014).  To be able to demonstrate an ability to work in a person centred and strengths-based approach to achieve the ideal outcomes with people will be an asset.  The candidate will need to have an awareness of the current legislation, policy and procedures that underpin good practice. The role includes the assessment and provision of equipment to support independence and safety in the home.

The successful candidate will contribute to the team’s responsibility to ensuring close working with partners in statutory and voluntary organisations to plan safe and timely discharges from acute and community hospitals.

Provisional Interview Date: TBC

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.

Apply now and take the first step towards a fulfilling career with us! By joining Derbyshire County Council you will have access to a range of amazing rewards and employee benefits, including our generous annual leave scheme, excellent local government pension and fantastic employee discounts. To discover more detail about the rewards and benefits available to you, click here