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Social Worker

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Clay Cross Resource Centre, Clay Cross Hall, Market Street, Chesterfield
Salary details
Grade 9 -11 £30,054 - £40,638 per annum 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 Up to 1 year
37 hours per week
Closing Date
14 July 2024

The North East Derbyshire Adult Social Work Duty Team are recruiting a full time fixed term Social Worker to cover a secondment up to one year.

The successful applicant will provide support to the NED Adult Social Work Duty Team. 

Responsibilities will include:-

  • Completing safeguarding initial and section 42 enquiries.
  • Responding to urgent and non urgent duty tasks.
  • Completing assessments for care and support.  

The role will require you to act as a full time duty worker, working within a team that includes a Service Manager, Senior Practitioner, 2 x Social Workers and 2 x Social Care Practitioners.  Due the nature of this role, the workers will not carry a caseload.

Employees have access to a range of benefits and discounts including: 

  • Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • 25/27 days annual leave per year (rising to 30/32 days after 5 years continuous service) plus 8 bank holidays (pro rata). Grade dependant.
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Paid travel expenses if required to travel to other sites
  • Smarter travel scheme including access to the cycle to work scheme
  • Supportive management and team
  • Access to our in-house occupational services which also includes free eye tests, physiotherapy and counselling
  • Derbyshire rewards – offering hundreds of discounts and cashback 

More details on the benefits of working for the council can be found on our reward and recognition page here

If you would like to discuss the role prior to applying, please contact Dan Teasel for an informal discussion.

Provisional Interview Date: Week Commencing 22nd July 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.