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Safeguarding Vulnerability Officer - Adult Service

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 28/09/2018 12:00
£37,107- £40,858 pa
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Social Care - Adult Service
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Employment Location:
Civic Centre
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Job details 

Closing date:
28 Sep

Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

The successful applicant must be a Qualified Social Worker, registered with the HCPC, and have significant post qualifying experience of working with vulnerable people and a detailed understanding of the principles relating to the protection of people from the risk of harm.

The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate that they can manage their own work; have excellent time management and organisational skills; and be able to write clear and concise reports.

The person we are looking to recruit must be able to demonstrate that they can manage complex situations where people and agencies may have conflicting opinions. A sound knowledge of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 and its application in practice is essential and an understanding of Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards is also a prerequisite.

The successful applicant will need to proactively work in partnership with our colleagues across the department and with partner agencies outside of the department, such as the Police, NHS organisations and the Care Quality Commission.

The successful applicant will receive regular supervision and an annual appraisal, and will be well supported with opportunities in respect of their career development.

This post is subject to safer recruitment measures, including a DBS check.

For an informal discussion regarding this post please contact Kath Bell, Team Manager, Adult Safeguarding on 01429 523946. Alternatively Susan Hurst on 01429 284831.Or Bain Nyananyo on 01429 284484

Application forms and further details are available from and should be returned to, Hartlepool Borough Council, Customer Services, Chief Executive’s Department, Level 2, Civic Centre, Hartlepool, TS24 8AY, Email workforcesupport@hartlepool.gov.uk apply online at www.northeastjobs.org.uk

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