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Social Care Adult Social Care Social Worker

Contract Type:
Temporary | Full Time
Contract Hours:
£ 35,745 - 43,421
Closing Date:
22nd April 2024
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Contract Type: Temporary (Mat Cover)

Contract Hours: 37 per week

Salary: Grade H1 - H2 SCP 27 - 35 £35,745 - £43,421 per annum

Closing Date: 22nd April 2024 at 12 Noon

Internal Candidates please note: This role is only being offered as a secondment opportunity. If you wish to apply for this role on a secondment basis, you must seek your manager’s agreement before formally applying.

We have a number of exciting opportunities for social workers to join our area of service. Your role will fit perfectly into our drive towards more integrated working with our health colleagues, joining established multi-disciplinary teams to support our area of intermediate care and support.

We have a permanent and temporary vacancies within our A&E Team and Transfer of Care Hub.

You will have access to an established group of managers with the knowledge and experience needed to support you in these roles. We are an accessible and visible management team offering access to regular formal and informal supervision, training and development. You will need to be passionate about supporting our community in Blackpool, be committed to your role as a social worker and keen to grow and develop in line with SWE protocols.

If you feel you have these attributes then we would like to hear from you. For informal discussions please do not hesitate to speak to Suzanne Gibbs (07917837360), or Christine Forsyth (07385401338), who will be happy to discuss all aspects of vacancies available.

Blackpool Council offer  

  • A competitive salary offer for successful candidates who are recruited from the same or similar role may be eligible for a salary match within the above salary banding.
  • A hybrid and flexible working approach
  • Regular support via professional supervision
  • Practice development support and opportunities for your CPD
  • Social Work England registration fee is paid
  • Relocation support up to £8,000
  • 26 days’ annual leave (rising to 28 after 5 yrs and 32 days after 10 yrs) and the option to buy an additional 5 days on top of that, via a salary sacrifice scheme.
  • Blackpool Council Staff benefit scheme: Social Work Benefits and Diversity
  • Employee Assistance Programme, to support you through challenging times e.g. with free counselling, financial or legal advice

The Council operates an Introduce a Friend Scheme for a small number of agreed jobs in Children’s and Adults Services which encourages our Blackpool Council employees to initiate a successful introduction.  This job is one of those roles, therefore if you have received a recommendation from a friend please ensure you select ‘Introduce a Friend’ when asked on the application where you heard about the vacancy.

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Have you got what it takes to ride the Roller Coaster ride of Social Work in Blackpool? for further information on the career path and development opportunities available at Blackpool please see here.


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