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Social Worker - Adult Safeguarding

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
19/09/2021 23:59
Band 9 £28,672 - £31346 per annum (ASYE and pre-progression) - Band 10 £32,234 - £34,728 per annum (subject to meeting DBC progression criteria)
Hours per week:
37 hrs
Job Category:
Social Care - Adult Service
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Central House, Darlington - currently supporting agile working.
Post Number:
Number of posts:

Job details 

Closing date:
19 Sep

Further information

We are seeking to appoint to a 1 year Fixed Term Social Worker post with experience and understanding of Safeguarding Adults.

The successful candidate must have 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.

As part of the Safeguarding Adults Team, you 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. It will also involve participating in Safeguarding Adults Strategy meetings.

Additional responsibilities include giving advice and guidance in relation to Safeguarding Adults to members of the public or other professionals and linking with the Police in relation to Police Vulnerable Adult Concerns.

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 contact Andy Nuttall, Team Manager on 07384243872 or Trish Watson, Senior Practitioner on 07384901356.

This role requires satisfactory Enhanced DBS Disclosure and Adults Barred List Check.

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