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Adults Social Worker - Learning Disability Partnership

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Cambridgeshire County Council
£34,408 - £37,108
Various locations across Cambridgeshire
Closing date:
28 August 2022 at midnight
Cambridgeshire County Council has adopted a new approach to social work and social care to make it increasingly proactive, preventative, and personalised. Transforming Lives is a three-tier approach to working with individuals, carers, and families that consider holistic creative solutions to enable individuals meet their aspirations through the care and support planning process.

The role of the Social Worker is key to supporting the social care workforce achieve the aspirations of Cambridgeshire County Council. You will endorse and act in accordance with the principles of personalisation, ensuring that care and support are person-centered and as far as possible putting the people whom they work with, in control of their lives.

We have exciting opportunities available within the Cambridgeshire Learning Disability Partnership. The successful candidate will contribute to a unique model of practice as part of an Integrated Team alongside Health and Social Care Practitioners such as Adult Support Co-ordinators, Social Workers, Community Nurses, Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists, Psychologists, Psychiatrist, Speech and Language Therapists and Art / Music Therapists.

We are looking for people who can demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills, have the ability to work both independently and as part of a Multi-disciplinary team, and are committed to making a positive difference for the people we support. The successful candidates will have excellent organisational skills, be willing to use their initiative to work in innovative ways.

The post holders will be encouraged to take up training and learning opportunities, and will be supported in their professional development. If you are looking for a new challenge, please get in touch.

Making the move to Cambridgeshire County Council comes with a range of benefits including a competitive salary, a relocation package of up to £8,000, generous retention payments, plus tonnes more – see the attached benefits brochure for more information.

We offer a generous mileage allowance of 45p per mile, (first 10,000 miles, and 25p per mile, thereafter). We don’t want our Social Workers facing the additional financial burden of fuel prices increasing, so an additional fuel allowance of £30 per month has been agreed for the 2022/23 financial year for those driving over 300 business miles per month.

The essential criteria is that you have a recognised social work qualification, SW England registered and can demonstrate that you meet the requisites of the Job description and Person specification. We are also able to accommodate zero hours contracts - please contact us on the details below for more information.

This is a rolling campaign, and we will review applications daily so please don't wait for the closing date to apply, we want to speak to you now! You can get in touch with us today by calling Paige on 01223 699263. Alternatively, you can email us on or visit our website for more information. If you are experiencing technical difficulties with the website, please call the Helpdesk on 0300 126 7777.

Appointment to this post will be subject to the outcome of an Enhanced Disclosure obtained through the Disclosure and Barring Service. The Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

We are proud to serve the diverse communities of Cambridgeshire and want our workforce to reflect this diversity, which we believe is beneficial for our employees, the organisation, and the communities we serve.

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