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Social Worker / Best Interest Assessor

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Please See Advert Text
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
08/08/2019
Advert End Date:
06/09/2019 12:00
Salary:
£31,371 to £32,878 per annum
Hours per week:
37
Job Category:
Social Care - Adult Service
Vacancy ID:
189963
Employment Location:
Seafield House

Job details 

Closing date:
6 Sep


Further information

This is Redcar and Cleveland. We are an ambitious council keen to build on our strong track record of innovation and partnership working, ensuring that we create a flourishing future for the borough and all of its residents. Key to this is a committed workforce who always gives their best. Offering a fast paced, progressive working environment, Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council is a great career move.

The Adults & Communities Directorate, consists of three strands, Adult Social Care, Community Development, and Public Health. Our aims are to continue to provide essential and highly valued services and to build capacity to enable local communities to make lasting change, improve quality of life, prosperity and the environment. As a directorate we lead on developing a culture of co-operation and co-production, respecting and nurturing the skills and talents of local people and enabling them to fulfil their potential.


We are looking to recruit one Best Interest Assessor, working in the Safe Care Team; this could be as a 2 year full time temporary post or as a secondment opportunity on a G grade. This is an exciting opportunity to work within a dynamic, enthusiastic, supportive and fast paced team which is positively responding to the demands and requirements of The Care Act 2014.

If you would like further information about the post please contact Caroline Rust, Team Manager on 01642 444485.

The authority 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 & barring service check (DBS) will be sought.

The council is accredited Investors in People employer at gold level and holds ambassador status for the North East Better Health at Work Award.

We offer very attractive terms and conditions of employment, including generous annual leave entitlement, flexible working hours (where appropriate), membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme and access to numerous other salary sacrifice schemes and staff benefits/discounts, including a lease car scheme.

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