Social Worker - Continuing Healthcare

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Salary:£24,964.00 - £31,601.00 

Working Hours:18.5 

Job Share:Yes 

Employment Type:Permanent  

Location:Quayside House, Shire Hall Complex, Westgate Street, Gloucester - GL1 2TG 

Closing date:30 March 2017 at midnight 

Social Worker - Continuing Healthcare

£24,717.00 - £31,288.00 per annum, pro rata

Gloucestershire County Council has a vacancy for a Registered Social Worker with experience of working with the continuing healthcare framework. The role will involve Working within Gloucestershire’s safeguarding adult protection procedures and contributing to the continuing health care assessment process i.e. decision support tool (DST) and recommendation of eligibility where there is evidence of a primary health care need.

The general expectation is that a proportional care act assessment will be carried out to inform the DST. The assessment will provide good evidence based information about the care and support needs of the adult with care and support needs. Where the assessment indicates the likelihood of a primary health care need a rationale in support of this outcome will be inclusive in the assessment and lead to completion of the continuing health care checklist.

The role will involve supporting the development partnership CHC practice by the sharing of CHC information with locality champions for cascading to locality staff under the direction of the CHC operational lead.

To be eligible for this role all applicants must have a HCPC recognised social work qualification and be registered with HCPC. You must have an Enhanced DBS disclosure and also have at least 18 months post qualifying experience working within a similar role.

The post is job share for 18.5 hours per week - hours to be worked to be agreed though to include working Fridays.   Salary is per annum, pro rata.

If you would like an informal discussion about the role please contact Aaron Daley 

Application Information

Gloucestershire County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people or vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

We value diversity in our workforce and positively welcome applications from all sections of the community.

It is a legal requirement, under the Immigration Act 2016, that anyone appointed to a ‘customer facing role’ must be able to demonstrate an ability to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence in fluent English.

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If you have any difficulty completing the on-line application form, or require this document in another format, please contact us and we can discuss your needs and provide help.  Telephone 01452 425888, option 2 then option 1 or email

If you wish to apply for this position on a secondment basis, please obtain approval from your current line manager that you may be released on a secondment before submitting an application form.