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Social Worker

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The Arc (Derbyshire County Council), Clowne
Salary details
Grade 9 - 11 £26,204 - £36,788 per annum
Job term
Full Time
Appointment type
37 hours per week
Closing Date
18 December 2022
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Due to promotion of the current post holder, there is opportunity for a social worker 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, including mental capacity assessment and best interest decision as required, and 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, make decisions, arrange equipment and care, and record this. We undertake safeguarding enquiries using Making Safeguarding Personal.

We are social workers, community care workers, 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 with the team.

Applications are welcome from any qualified, registered social worker who is passionate about supporting rights and opportunities of vulnerable people. We can support newly qualified workers who wish to undertake ASYE, or social workers wishing to return to work following a break.

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.