Social Worker
  • Employer: Central Bedfordshire Council
  • Reference: CBED/21/9662
  • Published: Tue 16/03/2021, 9:05 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 16/05/2021, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £31,589 - £33,106 per annum pro rata, plus £6,000 MRS per annum pro rata
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Watling House, Dunstable, Bedfordshire

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Social Worker

Team:  Leighton Buzzard Older People and Physical Disabilities Team

Job Family: Providing - CBG10

Salary: £31,589 - £33,106 per annum pro rata, plus £6,000 MRS per annum pro rata

Hours: Full time, 37 hours per week

Contract Type: Permanent 

Base location: Watling House, Dunstable and The Coach House Leighton Buzzard

Closing Date: 16th May 2021

Interview Date: Rolling Advert - application will be reviewed upon receipt

More about the role:

The Leighton Buzzard Older People’s and Physical Disabilities Team is a highly professional Adult Social Care team. We are currently looking to recruit an experienced social worker to join our busy and multi-skilled team. The Team forms part of Integrated Services and practices at the cutting edge of Adult Social Care with a strong focus on improving customer outcomes in a person centred way. 

Our ambition is to work collaboratively with our health colleagues to provide a seamless multi-agency response in supporting residents with their health and social care needs. Our collective practice has a strong focus on early prevention and optimising levels of independence. Leighton Buzzard is a thriving, growing town and we work with people who have range of diverse needs. We are a progressive team who offer manageable caseloads and a friendly, supportive work environment.

The successful candidate must have a recognised Social work qualification and be currently HCPC registered. Your values will demonstrate a commitment to an enabling, strengths-based approach in promoting people’s outcomes and independence. You will also show commitment to working in a manner that evidences best practice and professional pride at all times. In return, Central Bedfordshire Council supports the workforce to operate in an agile manner by providing modern IT equipment as well as generous annual leave, local government pension scheme, regular supervision, support to develop and ongoing training.

Integrated Services is continually striving to ensure that best practice is delivered to the residents we serve and is investing heavily in being a vibrant, supportive and inspiring place to work. If you think you have the skills and aptitude to join us on our journey, ensuring that Central Bedfordshire remains a great place to live and work, we would like to hear from you.

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To assess your suitability for the role, you must demonstrate how you meet the key outcomes, accountabilities and competencies. To do this, you’ll need to refer to the Family Profile, Role Profile and Competency Framework which can be found in the Recruitment Pack: Social Worker Recruitment Pack

For any further questions or for an informal discussion please contact: Morag Gray at or call 0300 300 4739

For queries related to the recruitment of this vacancy, please contact: The Recruitment Team at or call 0300 300 8000 

Safeguarding (For DBS posts only): 

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. We are a Disability Confident employer, we are working to become a Disability Confident leader in our community.

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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