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Social Worker

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Parkwood Centre, Alfreton
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
Full Time
Appointment type
Fixed Term - Covering for secondment Oct 2025
37 hours per week
Closing Date
09 June 2024

We are looking to recruit highly motivated and enthusiastic Social Worker to work within the Amber Valley East Adult Social Work Team.

Our team works with adults with a range of disabilities and includes older adults, learning disabilities, physical disabilities and mental ill health.

You will need to be able to manage change and have the ability to maintain positive relationships with both our health partners and other agencies. The successful candidates will take a Strengths- based approach to assessing care and support needs under the Care Act 2014, provide information and advice, undertake person centred support planning, assess risk and provide professional social work support.

The post-holder will work in partnership with colleagues from other agencies, this will be integral to the investigation of safeguarding concerns. The work is fast paced so the ability to manage a busy case load effectively is essential. This post is fixed term covering secondment until October 2025.

Provisional Interview Date: Week commencing 10th June 2024.

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.

Apply now and take the first step towards a fulfilling career with us! By joining Derbyshire County Council you will have access to a range of amazing rewards and employee benefits, including our generous annual leave scheme, excellent local government pension and fantastic employee discounts. To discover more detail about the rewards and benefits available to you, click here


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.