We are looking for qualified social workers who enjoy working as part of a multi-agency team in a fast-paced environment, able to make timely decisions in response to safeguarding concerns and customer demand. You will join a friendly and established team whose emphasis is on ‘making safeguarding personal’ and delivering a proportionate response to concerns raised about adults at risk.
You will need to have:
- A Social Work qualification (including Social Work England 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
- Awareness of Nottinghamshire’s Adult Care Strategy and an understanding of relevant national policy and legislation underpinning social work practice
- Evidence of continued professional development
- Experience of analysing complex referrals and working with internal and external partners
- Effective communication, organisational and IT skills 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 and be supported to attend training to progress your career and meet congoing professional development requirements.
For an informal discussion about the role, please contact the Team Manager, Amanda Marsden on 01158042646 or email Amanda.firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
Nottinghamshire County Council strives to ensure that it goes beyond the requirements of the Equalities Act and prides itself on being accredited as a Disability Confident Leader Organisation.
Therefore, the County Council encourages applications from all, irrespective of gender, marital status, disability, race, religion, belief, pregnancy and maternity status, age or sexual orientation.