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Social Worker (Permanent and Fixed Term available)

Salary details: £ - £

The Quad, Dock Walk, Chesterfield
Salary details
Grade 9 -11 £30,054 - £40,638 pro rata. This role is eligible for a one-off Welcome Payment if starting 1st Jan to 31st Dec 2024. Adult SW will receive £1500 pro rata, and AMHP SW will receive £2500 pro rata in their first salary payment
Job term
Various hours available
Appointment type
Various hours available
Closing Date
28 April 2024

⭐Derbyshire County Council are hiring! ⭐

Job Opportunity - Social Worker – Chesterfield Long trm Adult Care Team 🌟

About Us 🏥  
Join our dedicated team at Derbyshire County Council, with an exciting opportunity to join the Chesterfield Long term Adult Care team. We have various posts including part-time, full time, permanent and on a temporary basis.

We work with adults who have care and support needs, including those approaching adulthood, both in the community and in care placements. Our approach is rooted in person-centred assessments, with a focus on Strength Based Models of practice and principles outlined in the Care Act 2014.

Key Responsibilities 🤝  

- Conduct person-centred assessments, working closely with individuals and their carers to gather information and positively influence wellbeing.
- Undertake personalised safeguarding enquiries, demonstrating strong communication and organizational skills.
- Collaborate with other organizations and professionals, fostering effective multi-disciplinary practice.
- Support individuals in maximizing opportunities for choice and control over their lives.

Benefits 🌈  

- 25 - 27 days of annual leave (plus another 5 with 5 years of continuous service), grade dependent. (pro rata)
- Flexi-time, allowing up to an additional 2 days of leave per month for certain roles.
- A friendly and supportive working environment.
- Derbyshire-based work locations.
- Ongoing training opportunities for career development 📚.
- Defined Benefit Local Government Pension Scheme.
- Comprehensive wellbeing package including physio, counselling, and occupational health.
- Discounts on leisure centre memberships, bus/train fares, and mobile phone contracts (restrictions apply).

Support and Work Environment 💼  

- Opportunity for home and office working 🏠.
- Support provided through Microsoft Teams chat facility, daily catch-ups with team members and Senior Practitioner/Service Manager, monthly one-to-one supervision, and team meetings.
- 'Champion' role available for developing practice interests and sharing knowledge within the team.

How to Apply ✉️  
We look forward to receiving your application! If you're passionate about making a positive impact in the lives of individuals and communities and possess an understanding of Strength Based Models of practice and Care Act 2014 principles, why not come and join us! To apply please read the supporting documentation and click 'Apply' when ready 🙂

Derbyshire County Council is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, or religion. We are committed to creating an inclusive environment and encourage diversity in our workforce.  

Join us in creating positive change and empowering communities!  

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.

SW Grade 9-11 - An initial one off lump sum ‘Welcome payment’ of £1500 (pro-rata) is attached to this post, payable in your first salary. If you are a qualified AMHP and practice as an AMHP in your post, you will instead receive a ‘Welcome payment’ of £2500 (pro-rata), payable in your first salary.  If you voluntarily leave your employment with Derbyshire County Council within 12 months, you are required to repay some or all of the payment (Terms and conditions apply). Further information on employee retention payments is available on our website at Salary scales - Our Derbyshire.