Contract Type: Permanent
Contract Hours: 2×37 per week
Salary: Grade H1/H2 SCP 27-35 £31,895 – £39,571 per annum
Closing Date: 8th August 2022 at 23:59pm
Blackpool Council are looking for an enthusiastic and committed professional Social Worker to work in our busy community Adult Social care team.
Full time 37 hours worked over 5 days.
This is a good opportunity for the successful candidate to gain experience of working in a community Social Work team.
Previous experience in a statutory setting is desirable. Your main duties will include:
- Undertaking social care assessments in the community and in residential/nursing home settings in line with the Care Act (2014).
- Working in partnership with individuals and other professionals to develop, monitor and review support plans.
- You will have a good knowledge of mental capacity, risk assessments and safeguarding.
- Good support and development opportunities are available as well as regular supervision.
For an informal discussion regarding this role please contact Chris Brooks, Team Manager, on 01253 477439.
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 form where you heard about the vacancy.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children/vulnerable adults. This post is subject to satisfactory two year reference history, Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check, medical clearance, evidence of any essential qualifications and proof of legal working in accordance with the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996.
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