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Social Worker

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Adult Care Social Care Office, Municipal Buildings, Glossop
Salary details
Grade 9 - 11 £28,129 - £38,713 per annum
Job term
Full Time
Appointment type
Fixed Term - Covering for secondment until February 2024
37 Hours per week
Closing Date
02 April 2023
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We are excited to advertise an excellent opportunity for a Social Worker to join our generic adults’ team with a fixed term contract until Feb 24.

We are based in Glossop in the High Peak and our Team consists of Social Workers, OT’s, Social Care Practitioners, a Senior Practitioner, and a Service Manager.

We are a very busy team, working predominantly alongside adults over the age of 18, with the exception of working with younger adults, as they approach adulthood.

We are looking for an experienced practitioner, with excellent knowledge and experience of working with the Care Act (2014), alongside supporting legislation i.e., Mental Capacity Act (2005).

We provide a wide range of services to our community, including Care Assessment, support plans, advocacy, safeguarding duties, to name a few. We are passionate about a strength-based approaches and outcomes.

In the coming month we are about to embark improved integrated ways of working, with health colleagues taking a collaborative approach in supporting our community. 

If you require any further informal information, please contact Liz Smith, Service Manager on liz.smith@derbyshire.gov.uk

Provisional Interview Date: 6th April 23

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.