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Social Workers and Occupational Therapists (Peripatetic Team) Location negotiable

Salary details: £27358 - £37107

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Dorset Council
Occupational group
Health and Social Care - Adults
Salary details
£27,358 to £37,107 salary dependent on experience (Pro rata if part-time)
Job term
Appointment type
Linzi Gow
Contact email
Contact telephone
(01305) 228838
Closing Date
24 February 2019
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Social Workers and Occupational Therapists – Peripatetic Team £27,358 to £37,107 salary dependent on experience

Our highly successful Peripatetic Team provides opportunities for both experienced and newly qualified Social Workers and Occupational Therapists to support short term resource gaps in teams providing services across a range of specialisms. There are also opportunities to get involved in interesting and innovative project work.

Work base is negotiable and a range of full and part time contracts are available covering the West (Dorchester, Bridport, Weymouth and Portland and Dorset County Hospital, our Central Dorset area (North Dorset and Purbeck) and in the East of the County (Ferndown and Christchurch).  You will have opportunities to work with people with learning disabilities, older people and younger adults with mental health and physical disabilities and may be involved in hospital social work.   

The Peripatetic Team has a bespoke offer to Newly Qualified Social Workers, including the ASYE programme, rotational placements and access to a range of support and learning opportunities. The rotational placements can lead to permanent placements within a particular team. 

For further details or an informal discussion about these vacancies please contact Linzi Gow, Area Manager on (01305) 228838 or via email to: linzi.gow@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.

These posts involve working with vulnerable adults and/or having access to significant information about them and will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check. 

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