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Rehabilitation Worker/Social Worker for People with Dual Sensory Loss

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Full time
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Closed for applications on 16/09/2021 23:59
£ 28,672 - £ 32,234- £ 33,782– £ 37,890 p.a. i.e. pre-progression Grade 9/ post -progression Grade 11
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Social Care - Adult Service
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Within a service team location
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Closing date:
16 Sep

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This job is closed for applications.

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Sensory Support Team

Rehabilitation Worker/Social Worker for People with Dual Sensory Loss
Full Time - Permanent
37 hours per week.

Vacancy NO: AHS/21/447

Rehabilitation Worker or Social Worker for people with dual sensory loss required.

Based within an area office within the Sensory Support Team this post offers an opportunity for a dedicated practitioner to help further develop, with partner agencies, enabling and developing specific services for people with dual sensory loss and to promote independence.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and innovative person to be part of this County Wide team. You will need to understand the issues regarding this specialist area of work and have experience, and a proven competency, of working with people who have dual sensory loss.
You should have experience of working with people who have a dual sensory loss and have excellent communication skills.

The postholder will receive specialist supervision and training support and will work with other staff to carry out assessments and to develop, and deliver, quality services.

You will also have access to the expertise of a wide range of other personnel within the service and may be required to oversee the work of ancillary staff carrying out work on your behalf. We offer opportunity for Social Workers to attain advanced practitioner status.

Required qualifications: Applicants must either hold :

Degree or FdSc in Rehabilitation of People with Sight Loss or equivalent qualification
Degree in SW, Dip SW, CSS, CQSW or equivalent qualification - ( with Social Work England Registration)
Excellent signing skills at Level 2 with a willingness to progress.

The successful applicant for this post will be required to apply for a Disclosure Barring Service Enhanced Disclosure.

For further information about the post please contact:

Daniella McCluskey, Countywide Occupational Therapy and Sensory Support Team Manager on Mobile 0788 004 4781
email daniella.mccluskey@durham.gov.uk

It is anticipated that interviews will be held: w/c 4th October 2021.

Interviews will be held remotely via Microsoft Teams. If you are successful at shortlisting you will be notified via North East Jobs of the date and time of your interview. A separate invite will be sent via Microsoft Teams.

Apply on-line via the jobs portal or for further assistance contact the Payroll and Employee Services Team on telephone no. 03000 266148 /269421 or Email: PESAHS@durham.gov.uk

In line with the County Council’s Recruitment & Selection Policy, please note that we are unable to accept CV’s. Any information provided on CV’s will not be considered for short-listing purposes.

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered with North East Jobs, including your invite to interview if you are short-listed. Please check your email after the closing date for notification from ‘DONOTREPLY@NORTHEASTJOBS.ORG.UK’ as you will not be notified by any other means.

As a disability confident employer, we are committed to employing disabled people and people with health conditions making reasonable adjustments to support disabled applicants when required.

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