Contract Type: Permanent / Temporary Mat Cover
Contract Hours: 37 per week
Salary: Grade H1 – H2 SCP 27 – 35 £33,820 – £41,496 per annum
Closing Date: 3rd August 2023 at 23:59pm
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 Discharge to Assess 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), Sarah Lawrenson (07824361284) or Christine Forsyth (07385401338), who will be happy to discuss all aspects of vacancies available.’
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.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children/vulnerable adults. This post is subject to satisfactory reference history of at least two years, Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check, medical clearance, evidence of any essential qualifications and proof of Right to Work in the UK in accordance with the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996.
This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and amendments to the exemptions order, which mean that certain offences are ‘protected’ and do not need to be disclosed, guidance on the “filtering” of offences can be found at New filtering rules for DBS certificates (from 28 November 2020 onwards) – GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)
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