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Social Worker

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Area Office Clay Cross and Parkwood Centre Alfreton
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
37 hours per week
Closing Date
14 July 2024

An opportunity has arisen within the Amber Valley, Bolsover and North East Derbyshire Mental Health Team for two qualified and committed Social Workers to support Adult Social Care in Derbyshire.  Both positions are for permanent, full time workers.  

The team works with people with mental health difficulties from the age of 18 upwards. You will require good working knowledge of the Care Act 2014 and Mental Capacity Act 2005, as you will be assessing clients care needs, and working with them and their support networks to create support plans, as well as knowledge of the Mental Health Act and other relevant legislation. Using person centred, strengths-based approaches you will be supporting people to lead fulfilled lives in our local communities.

**Please read the additional information attachments which will highlight in detail the essential/desirable attributes needed to apply for this role. Applicants will need to link their experience to the criteria stated in the attachment/s in order for the management team to choose the most suitable candidates for shortlisting**

Our base is at Clay Cross Area office but we are continuing to offer a hybrid approach to working, and our team is currently working from home and from the office based on the needs of the service. 

If you require any further informal information, please contact Claire Bartram, Temporary Service Manager on

Provisional Interview Date: Week Commencing 22/7/24

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.