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Social Worker

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
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Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 05/01/2018 12:00
£28,485 to £35,444 pa Career Grade (Bar at £30,153 & £31,601 & £33,437)
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Job Category:
Social Care - Adult Service
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Employment Location:
Adults with Learning Disabilities Team, South Tyneside
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Job details 

Closing date:
5 Jan

Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

£28,485 to £35,444 pa Career Grade (Bar at £30,153 & £31,601 & £33,437)

Adult Social Care is rapidly changing in South Tyneside. We are continuing our exciting journey of change which focuses on supporting our residents to live healthier lives longer, promoting independence and wellbeing, whilst delivering personalised services in partnership with them.

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Social Worker to support the functions of the adults with learning disabilities team. This is a challenging position and you will undertake a range of assessments and interventions to ensure those adults with care and support needs and their families and carers’ achieve their desired outcomes.

South Tyneside Council is committed to partnership working and we are keen to lead the way in terms of innovation and new ways of working that are person centred and enables residents to access the right support at the right time with a focus on preventing and reducing need.

If you are committed to adults having choice and control over their support, maximising opportunities for independence and well-being and wish to work in a learning disabilities team, then this is the job for you.

For an informal discussion on this post, contact Gemma Ditchfield, Team Manager on (0191) 424 7632.

South Tyneside Council 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 Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) disclosure will be sought along with other relevant pre-employment checks.

To find out more about this role and to apply please visit www.southtyneside.gov.uk alternatively you can email jobs@southtyneside.gov.uk or call (0191) 455 4968. BT Typetalkers welcome.

Please note. The office will be closed from 4.30pm on 22 December 2017 until 8.30am on 2 January 2018. Applications and queries will be dealt with on our return. Thank you

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