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Social Care Practitioner - Safeguarding Adults
  • Employer: West Berkshire Council
  • Reference: V4144
  • Published: Mon 11/01/2021, 9:30 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 24/01/2021, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: From £23541 to £29577 per annum (Grade G)
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Council Offices, West Street House, Newbury, Berkshire

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Social Care Practitioner - Safeguarding Adults

We are looking for a dynamic, organised and committed individual to undertake the role of Social Care Practitioner based in the Safeguarding and DoLS team for a period of up to a year during a period of maternity leave. 

This is a great opportunity for anyone who understands Adult Social Care, has an interest in Safeguarding Adults and DoLS within the wider social care remit and is looking to work within a service that supports adults at risk in West Berkshire to live their lives fully, and to minimise the potential impacts of abuse and harm. 

This is a very busy role that demands excellent time management and organisational skills, great case recording skills, someone who can assess risk sensitively, able to think holistically and forensically and communicate effectively with a wide range of people.  Key to the success of this role is the ability to work in partnership with both internal and external colleagues, ensuring the statutory duties of the Local Authority are fulfilled. 

We are ideally looking to offer the successful candidate the full number of hours advertised above. We may however consider offering less hours than advertised providing they meet the requirements of the role and service which will be determined by the recruiting manager. 

This role has been identified as public facing in accordance with Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2017; the requirement to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence in English applies. 

West Berkshire Council offer excellent employment benefits such as flexible working, access to a wide range of relevant training, local government pension scheme, family friendly policies, a range of local discounts and much more. You will also be entitled to a generous annual leave entitlement of 27 days per annum rising to a maximum of 32 days. 

This is a fixed term secondment ending on the 27th November 2021 – Interim support  

For further information please contact Sue Brain or Lisa Cleveland on 01635 519056.