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Social Worker
  • Employer: Central Bedfordshire Council
  • Reference: 8211
  • Published: Mon 05/08/2019, 15:10 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 30/09/2019, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £30,744 - £32,220 per annum pro rata + £6,000 MRS per annum pro rata
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Biggleswade, Bedfordshire

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Social Worker

Team: Adult Social Care - Older Person & Physical Disability Team
Salary: £30,744 - £32,220 per annum pro rata + £6,000 MRS per annum pro rata
Hours: 37 hours per week

Location: Biggleswade

Contract Type: Permanent
Closing Date: Rolling advert to September 2019 - applications reviewed upon receipt

More about the role:

Biggleswade Older Person and Physical Disablity Team (OPPDT) is one of four teams in Central Bedfordshire’s Integrated Services. We are a progressive and dynamic team comprising of Social Workers, Community Assessment Officers and an Administrator.

The Biggleswade team are very much at the cutting edge of Adult Social Care with a strong focus on improving customer outcomes in a person-centred way. We have a drive to integrate with health services in the near future with a strong focus on early prevention and multi-disciplinary working. If you are looking to move your Social Work career forward and embrace the opportunities this type of working will bring, then you may wish to consider applying for one of our vacancies, in order to find your greatness.

The team is very supportive, and we offer a flexible working environment. As a qualified Social Worker, you will be offered development and support through regular supervision to achieve the best practice possible. Some experience of safeguarding adults would be advantageous, along with the ability to complete holistic assessments and support plans. We are looking for positive Social Workers that wish to make a difference to our customer's lives and who possess excellent negotiation and problem-solving skills. You will be Social Work qualified (BA Hons or DIPSW), HCPC registered and have post qualifying experience.

Integrated Services is continually striving to ensure that best practice is delivered to the residents of Central Bedfordshire and is heavily investing in being a vibrant, supportive and inspiring place to work. We want you to come and join us on our journey, ensuring that Central Bedfordshire remains a great place to live and work.

To view the Job Description and Person Specification click here: Social Worker

Click here to apply:

For an informal discussion about the opportunities on offer, please contact: The Team Manager, Rita Panayides at

For queries related to the recruitment of this vacancy, please contact: the Recruitment Team at

Central Bedfordshire Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all employees, volunteers and contractors to share this commitment. This post is subject to the disclosure of criminal records. 

Central Bedfordshire Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome enquiries from everyone and value diversity in the workplace.

To maintain a fair and consistent approach for applicants, it is Central Bedfordshire Council's policy to only consider applications made via our online application system and we therefore thank you for not submitting your application offline. 

If you do not have a CV to hand, please look on our website for a CV template that you can use to create your CV to apply for this role.

How to Apply

Please apply online via the link provided. Please note, we do not accept CV’s submitted without a fully completed online application form.

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