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Senior Social Work Practitioner (Adult Safeguarding Team)

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 02/12/2016 23:59
34,196 - 36,019 per annum
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Social Care - Adult Service
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Employment Location:
Seafield House
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Job details 

Closing date:
2 Dec

Supporting documents

Document JDPS.doc (85.0 KB)

Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

For experienced Social Workers there may be the opportunity to be considered for BIA/AMHP training in the future.

We are looking for a qualified social worker with extensive experience in front line practice, undertaking safeguarding adult’s enquiries, chairing safeguarding meetings, developing and supporting people in the team and building relationships with partners. You will be involved in monitoring safeguarding cases in relation to individuals and monitoring progress of action plans in relation to commissioned provider services to ensure safeguarding procedures are followed and that appropriate personalised outcomes are delivered for people needing care and support services. You will work closely with colleagues in our Quality & Review service, Commissioning teams and external partner organisations to deliver a robust safeguarding service.

In addition to your interpersonal skills in communicating with people, their families and their communities, you'll be skilled in the use of information and communication technology to ensure that the highest standards in customer care are achieved, as well as the ability to support and sustain a strong team ethos towards promoting access to support and services and other opportunities for all borough residents, including self funders.

The authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children/young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and an enhanced DBS disclosure will be sought.

This post is subject to the Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) clearances to ensure the Council is compliant with the Government’s requirements for Public Sector Network (PSN) Compliance. The criteria for a BPSS clearance includes applicants being required to satisfy the following the eligibility conditions of nationality/right to work and providing appropriate documentation to enable the Council to verify the identity of the applicant, their employment and/or academic history, and passing a criminal record (unspent convictions) check.

For further information/informal discussion contact Caroline Rust, Safeguarding Team Manager, on 01642 771640 or Louise Walker, Service Manager on 01642 771500

Redcar & Cleveland Council have an attractive benefits package including:-

- Generous annual leave (minimum 28 days)
- Flexible working hours
- Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme
- Family friendly benefits
- Childcare voucher scheme
- Staff discount scheme
- Discount leisure facilities

As per its Pay Policy Statement published under section 38, Localism Act 2011, in the absence of any exceptional circumstances which render it necessary in the best interests of the authority to do so, the Council will generally not re-engage any individual whom has previously been employed by the Council and left that employment with the benefit of a severance, early retirement or redundancy payment.

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