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Social Worker

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Location
South Derbyshire District Council (DCC), Swadlincote
Reference
JOB/22/05268
Salary details
Grade 9 - 11 £28,129 - £38,713 per annum
Job term
Full Time
Appointment type
Permanent
Hours
37 hours per week
Closing Date
04 December 2022
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We are looking to recruit a qualified Social Worker to join our Personalisation and Prevention generic adult care team, to work across the South of South Derbyshire. 

We are looking to recruit a qualified Social Worker with experience of working in an Adult Social Work team setting, to provide assessments 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 and an understanding and experience of Safeguarding principles and practice will be 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.