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Experienced Social Workers - Adult Services - Apply now!

Salary: £32,164 - £35,093 per annum + market rate supplement of £2,000 (subject to annual review)

Within the chosen service area you will carry a complex workload reflecting high levels of risk, uncertainty and challenge, in line with the capability of an Experienced Social Worker with a minimum of two years’ post qualification experience in a social work role. You will have responsibility for mentoring and supporting the practice development of less experienced Social Workers through regular supervision in accordance with the departmental supervision policy.

You will work collaboratively with service users to assess their needs, identify options for meeting those needs, negotiate and review appropriate care within the Department’s priorities in line with the principles of personalisation, empowering service users have control over their lives. You will promote autonomy and development with vulnerable adults who have complex social care needs due to disability, exclusion, or diminished capacity and to work with them and their carers, liaise with service providers from within the Department or other agencies, as necessary.

You must have a relevant professional qualification (Degree in social work or equivalent) and

  • Current HCPC registration.
  • A minimum of two years post qualifying experience as a Social Worker in Adult Social Care/ equivalent.
  • If qualified since 2010 successful completion of Assessed and Supported Year in Employment or equivalent proven practice and successful probationary period.
  • Evidence of learning, through Continuing Professional Development and its application to practice/ and or mentoring.
  • Qualified Practice Educator or willingness to undertake training.
  • Best Interest Assessor or willingness to undertake training.
  • Full driving licence and use of a vehicle for business purposes

 

If you would like to find out more, please use the links below to view the job description and the full terms and conditions of employment.

Job description - (Experienced Social Workers - Adult Services)

Terms and conditions

 

If you are now ready to apply, please complete the application form using the link below.  You will see on the form that we are asking you to indicate which teams you would like to work in; you can indicate as many as you like on the same form, but this application is just for Experienced Social Worker level posts in Adult Services.  To apply for other posts, or for roles in Children's Services please complete the appropriate form by using the links at the bottom of the page.

Application form - (Experienced Social Workers - Adult Services)

 

Your form can be returned by email: Recruitment.team@bedford.gov.uk

or by post: Recruitment Team, Bedford Borough Council, Borough Hall, Cauldwell Street, Bedford, MK42 9AP.

All offers will be subject to an enhanced DBS check

 

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