Social Worker - Safeguarding Adults Team
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Closed for applications on 09/12/2018 23:59
£26,470 - £33,136 per annum
Hours per week:
37 hours per week
Social Care - Adult Service
Benefits & Grade:
Grade N/O Appointment / progression to Grade O is subject to meeting the DBC progression criteria
An opportunity has arisen in the Safeguarding Adults Team for a suitably qualified Social Worker.
We are seeking a social worker who has at least two years post qualification experience including some experience and understanding in relation to Safeguarding Adults. In addition an 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 is essential.
The successful applicant 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.
Additional responsibilities include giving advice and guidance in relation to Safeguarding Adults to members of the public or other professionals, linking with the police in relation to Police Vulnerable Adult Concerns and preparing research for MARAC meetings.
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 Kate McLatchie, Team Manager, on 01325 406460
This job is closed for applications.