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Social Worker

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South Derbyshire District Council (DCC), Swadlincote
Salary details
Grade 9 - 11 £16,877.40 - £23,227.80 per annum
Job term
Part Time
Appointment type
22 hours and 12 minutes per week
Closing Date
04 December 2022
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We are looking to recruit a qualified Social Worker to join a Generic Field Work team working across the South of South Derbyshire. 

We are looking for a qualified Social Worker with experience of working in an Adult Social Work team setting, to provide assessment under the Care Act 2014 with people with a variety of care and support needs in a variety of settings.  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 a knowledge of the current legislation, policy and procedures that underpin good practice. An understanding and experience of Safeguarding principles and practice is essential.

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 and to ensure people are kept safe in the community.

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.