Social Worker - Adult Safeguarding

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Part time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 19/09/2021 23:59
Band 10 £32,234 - £34,728 per annum, pro-rata (subject to meeting DBC progression criteria)
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Social Care - Adult Service
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Central House, Darlington - currently supporting agile working.
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Number of posts:
Closing date:
19 Sep
Further Information

We are seeking to appoint a permanent Social Worker with experience and understanding of Safeguarding Adults. The Post will be Band 10 with a candidate who has been through ASYE and is post progressed.

The successful candidate must have in depth knowledge of the Care Act, Making Safeguarding Personal and the Mental Capacity Act, together with the ability to apply this in practice and promote good practice.

As part of the Safeguarding Adults Team, you will be required to contribute to the operational delivery of the Darlington Multi Agency Safeguarding Policy and Procedures. This will include carrying out initial safeguarding enquiries in relation to safeguarding concerns received and evaluating and analysing the information gathered. It will also involve participating in Safeguarding Adults Strategy meetings.

Additional responsibilities include giving advice and guidance in relation to Safeguarding Adults to members of the public or other professionals and linking with the Police in relation to Police Vulnerable Adult Concerns.

This is an excellent opportunity, not only for individual development, but to be part of a very proactive and forward thinking team and will play a key part in terms of providing a first class response to safeguarding adults.

For detailed information on this role, please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification.

For a further informal discussion, please contact Andy Nuttall, Team Manager on 07384243872 or Trish Watson, Senior Practitioner on 07384901356.

The post requires a satisfactory Enhanced DBS Disclosure and Adults Barred List Check.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.