Social Worker - 3 Jobs
Salary details: £23,866 - £32,233 (appointment to grade 10 £29,909 - £32,233 is subject to assessment)
Ref: AH 761
Adults and Health
Quality Assurance, Standards and Safeguarding
Place of Work: Civic Centre 1, Huddersfield
Contract Type: Permanent
Working Pattern: Full Time
Hours per Week: 37
Closing date: 02 September 2018
We are seeking an experienced, highly motivated individual to act as the single DOLS and MCA Professional Lead for Kirklees Council. You will be joining Kirklees Council at a time of exciting development in which you will be expected to play a valued key role. You will also work with partner agencies and represent Kirklees Council regionally in relation to MCA/DOLs.
As the DOLS/MCA Lead, you will promote excellent practice standards across health and social care, providing leadership and professional wisdom to colleagues to safeguard some of society’s most vulnerable members. Using a role model approach you will support the professional development of Best Interest Assessors by providing advice, support, coaching and mentoring.
Requirements for this job:
Travel is an essential part of this job and therefore it would be extremely difficult for you to do your job effectively if you did not use a car for all or most of the time. It is essential that you hold a full and valid driving licence and it is expected that you will either use a council vehicle or your own car.
An enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service Check (DBS) will be required for this job. A conviction may not exclude candidates from appointment but will be considered as part of the recruitment process.
In order to be shortlisted for this job please demonstrate how you meet the Person Checklist as detailed on the attached Job Description - this information needs to be inserted under the 'Relevant skills, experience and behaviours' section on the Application Form. CV's will not be accepted.