Social Worker (Experienced - Adults)

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Salary:£29,055.00 - £32,233.00 

Working Hours:37 

Job Share:No 

Employment Type:Permanent  

Location:Dean House, Cinderford, - GL14 2JF 

Closing date:05 February 2019 at midnight 

Are you an experienced Social Worker looking for your next career move? We have full time Social Worker positions available in our Forest of Dean locality team.

The Forest of Dean team are a team made up of a supportive management structure including: an integrated social care manager, a deputy social care manager and advanced practitioners; it also comprises of around 20 other staff, both unqualified assessors and qualified social workers. We are looking for someone to join this supportive and knowledgeable team.

We are looking for someone who has completed their assessed and supported year of employment (ASYE) and who has up to date knowledge of current legislation. The right candidate must of course have a person centred approach to practice, supporting people to live as independently as possible for as long as possible. As an authority we encourage you to achieve these aims through building strong links in the community and through offering you the development to ensure you practice is up to date and good quality.

The Adult Social Care Career Framework outlines the opportunities for progression and development when working at Gloucestershire County Council; however we also offer staff great opportunities for continuous professional development in others forms; with all staff given personal licences to Adults CCINFORM, access to mandatory training and bi – annual training workshops on key topics.

The Forest of Dean locality team is based in Cinderford, to find out more about living and working there, click here. Wondering whether you could commute? Take a look at our commuting times map to see how accessible the Forest of Dean team are to you. On this map you will also see that as a social worker in the Forest of Dean you are part of a wider Adult Social Care team; with transfer options available after two years in post and who you can link up with for additional knowledge and guidance.

In return Gloucestershire County Council provides a good pension scheme and a staff discount portal, as part of the total reward package for working with us.
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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.

Below you will also find links to the Job Profile and Guidance Notes. Click ‘Apply’ to continue.

Only if you have difficulty accessing the information published online should you contact GCC Appointments & People Sourcing Team by telephone 01452-425888 or e-mail to quoting the vacancy reference number above.