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Social Care Practitioner

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Erewash Hub, DCC Mercian Close, Ilkeston
Salary details
Grade 8 £27.507 - £29,418 pro rata
Job term
Part Time
Appointment type
25 hours and 54 minutes per week
Closing Date
14 July 2024

Erewash North Social Work Team is seeking to recruit a part time and suitably experienced Social Care Practitioner  to join our very busy team based at Mercian Close, Ilkeston.

The team provide a generic service to people aged over 18.. The service covers people living in the community and residential establishments.

The successful candidate will be experienced in adult social care and be able to demonstrate that they can work in a person centred way in accordance with current legislation and policies.

Core tasks will include assessment, support planning and creative signposting. You will provide support and advice to clients and carers and whenever possible draw on community resources. The successful applicant will need to work in a team setting, and be part of a busy area duty system. You will also be expected to contribute to safeguarding investigations as appropriate.

You will need to have experience and an understanding of assessing and reviewing service user needs in the community and residential settings. Working within budgets is essential and having knowledge of outcome focussed when completing assessments and reviews would be beneficial.

You will be expected to work in multi-disciplinary partnership way with other professionals, service users and their families and carers.

You will create person-centred and strengths-based assessments and support plans and commission services to enable individuals to meet their outcomes, promoting a home-first culture.

You will need the ability to travel and ideally have access to your own transport for which a mileage allowance is payable.

We are a supportive and friendly team. We promote ongoing learning and development with a strong focus on the wellbeing of the team. We are continuing to offer a hybrid approach, where the team are currently working  from home and from the office , based on the needs of the service  and policy.

Provisional Interview Date: 22 July 2024.

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.