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Peripatetic Social Workers (Dorset)

Salary details: £23398 - £36379

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Dorset County Council
Occupational group
Adults' Social Work
Salary details
up to £36,379
Job term
Full Time
Appointment type
Alan Chambers
Contact email
Contact telephone
01305 216600
Closing Date
28 May 2017
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Looking for something a bit different? We are recruiting now for our Dorset Adult Peripatetic Social Work Team.

In Dorset we can offer flexible opportunities and a range of experience. We are aiming to build on our successful peripatetic Team and we are looking for experienced practitioners who are able to work across teams with adults of all ages and abilities in a range of settings.

As part of this vibrant team you may be asked to respond to cover short and longer term resource gaps working across intake, assessment and review work in Learning Disability, Mental Health and Physical Disability and Older People Services you may also be involved in project work.

You will be part of a Central customer access team and will join a team where staff report high levels of job satisfaction and enjoy the variety of the work. Come and join us and take advantage of 100 miles of stunning coastline, award winning beaches and 364 hours more sunshine than the UK average!

If you are an experienced Social Worker, committed to working creatively in a person centred way and looking to gain a variety of experience across Adult services come and take a look at Dorset. We have permanent and temporary positions available.

We offer a great reward package, opportunities for learning and progression, great support including access to a  full time Principal Social Worker,  more than 6 weeks annual leave a  year, salary sacrifice schemes for car leasing, bike to work and child care vouchers, we can offer  flexible working patterns and  a range of other great employee benefits

Come and take a look at Dorset 

For further details or an informal discussion about this vacancy, please contact Alan Chambers, Manager) on 01305 216600 or via email:a.chambers@dorsetcc.gov.uk.

You must have a degree in Social Work / Occupational Therapy or equivalent, be registered with the HCPC and be able to fulfil the travel requirements of the post.

Dorset County Council requires all newly qualified social workers to undertake the assessed and supported year in employment (ASYE) and meet the expected standards during the ASYE period.

The ASYE arrangements should normally apply to the appointment of all newly qualified social workers who qualified after September 2012 unless they can demonstrate that they already fully meet the standards laid out in the professional capabilities framework (PCF).

This post has a significant travel requirement and you are contractually required to have a vehicle (or transport deemed to be suitable by the County Council) available for use as required.

Once this post has closed, the job description and person specification will no longer be available to view.

Please note Dorset County Council does not accept CV’s in place of an application form as we require the same range of information from all our candidates.

This post involves working with vulnerable adults and having access to significant information about them and will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check.

Find out more about the teams and how we work in Adult & Community Services as well as career progression, rewards and benefits and other current opportunities in Dorset at www.dorsetforyou.com/find-your-future-in-dorset


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