Social Worker

1 February 2019
Social Work/Care
Full Time
Home Brewery Building, Sir John Robinson Way, Arnold, NG5 6DB.
Adult Social Care & Health
£26,470 - £35,229 p.a.

The Gedling Older Adults’ Team are looking to recruit a professional, self-aware and highly motivated Social Worker, who is passionate about making a real difference to the lives of vulnerable older adults and their carers. In return, we will provide you with a supportive, welcoming and professional environment for you to continue the development of your career. You will need to be a qualified Social Worker and registered with HCPC. We are looking for an experienced worker with a good understanding of the challenges facing modern social work teams as well as a sound understanding of the legislation, policies and procedures driving this area of practice. 

Central to the role, will be undertaking care and support assessments and reviews with service users’ and their families. You will also undertake safeguarding enquiries under the Care Act 2014 (S42) as well as play an active role in the duty system. The use of mobile devices, smartphones and new ways of working are embedded within the team and are an integral part of the role.

Nottinghamshire County Council offers generous annual leave entitlement, flexible working and learning and development opportunities. These posts carry a casual user car allowance or taxi service for disabled employees.

If you require any further information or you would like to discuss any aspect of the post please contact Adrian Shaw – Team Manager on 0115 8041173 or

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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