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Transition Social Worker

Employer: North Somerset Council | People and Communities

  • Reference: PTRW0817
  • Published on: Fri 11/08/2017 15:25 PM
  • Closing on: Fri 08/09/2017 23:25 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time, Permanent
  • Hours: 37 hours per week.
  • Salary: JG7:- £26,822/JM1:- £30,153 per annum
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Clevedon

North Somerset is located at the gateway to the South West of England. The popular cities of Bristol, Bath, Exeter and Cardiff are all within easy reach. North Somerset benefits from beautiful coast and countryside. This unique combination makes the area an ideal place to enjoy an excellent work-life balance. An exciting opportunity has arisen to recruit a Transition Social Worker to the Community Team for People with Learning Disabilities (CTPLD) in North Somerset. The position is available for 37hours per week on permanent basis based in Clevedon and supporting the surrounding areas. We are seeking applicants who hold a Social Work Qualification with experience of working with Adults and Children - preferably within a community setting. Applicants need to be registered with HCPC, ideally with experience in Care Management (Assessment and Review), Safeguarding Adults, EHC Plans and Mental Capacity Act processes. This is an exciting and challenging time for Adult Social Care Services with the implementation of the Care Act 2014 and integrated working with our Community Health partners. The CTPLD is a multi-disciplinary team whose members include Reviewing Officers, Psychologists, Psychiatrists, Community Nurses, Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists and the Intensive Support Team as well as hosting Transitions, a Housing Officer and the Shared Lives Scheme. We are supportive of the need for ongoing CPD as well as offering annual leave provision of 26 days per annum with this rising to 31 days per annum after 5 years of continuous service. This post is exempt under the provisions of the Rehabilitations of Offenders Act (Exceptions) Order 1975 and is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

North Somerset Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all sections of our community regardless of age, disability, gender, race, religion, belief or sexual orientation. North Somerset Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Want to know more and apply?

For an informal discussion, please contact Rose Simons on 01934 427600.

Visit to download an application pack and apply online.

Anticipated interview date: Wednesday 20 September 2017

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