Social Worker

27 January 2019
Social Work/Care
Full Time
Piazza, Little Oak Drive, Sherwood Business Park, Annesley, Nottinghamshire, NG15 0EB.
Adult Social Care & Health
£30,756 - £35,229 p.a.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a permanent experienced Social Worker to join the MASH (adults) Team.

We are looking for a Social Worker who enjoys working as part of a multi-agency team in a fast paced environment, whilst supporting colleagues to make timely decisions to respond to safeguarding concerns and customer demand. You will join an established team whose emphasis is on making safeguarding personal and delivering a proportionate response to concerns raised about adults at risk. You will be joining the team at a pivotal point where processes are being reviewed to develop practice and improve outcomes.  

You will need to have:

  • A Social Work qualification (including HCPC registration)

  • Experience and knowledge of safeguarding work and Making Safeguarding Personal

  • The ability to work on your own initiative whilst working closely with your colleagues, partner agencies and district teams

  • Knowledge of Nottinghamshire’s Adult Care Strategy and an understanding of relevant policy and legislation underpinning social work practice

  • Evidence of continued professional development

  • Experience of analysing complex referrals and working with internal and external partners

  • Have effective communication, organisational and IT skills which are essential

In return for your commitment we will provide a supportive team environment with access to professional development opportunities and flexible working.  You will receive regular supervision, both formally and informally and be supported to attend training to progress your career and meet the HCPC’s and continued professional development requirements.

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Group Manager: Claire Bearder on 0115 9773168.

Appointment to this post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check. 

Appointment to this post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check.

Disabled applicants who meet the essential shortlisting requirements will be guaranteed an interview. A job share scheme is available for all full time posts: both permanent and temporary, unless otherwise stated. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff to share this commitment and undergo appropriate checks.

The County Council welcomes applications from all, irrespective of gender, marital status, disability, race, age or sexual orientation.

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