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Social Worker – Safeguarding Adults

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
23/08/2020 23:59
£27,905 - £33,799 Annually
Hours per week:
37 hours per week
Job Category:
Social Care - Adult Service
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Employment Location:

Job details 

Closing date:
23 Aug

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Further information

An opportunity has arisen in the Safeguarding Adults Team for a suitably qualified Social Worker.

We are seeking a social worker who has 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. 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 Kate McLatchie, Team Manager, on 01325 406460.

An online application form and further information are available from www.darlington.gov.uk/job-vacancies. Alternatively, you can contact Xentrall Recruitment Services, Tel: (01642) 526992 or email: recruitment@xentrall.org.uk

The successful applicant will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check

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