Social Worker

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere


Closing date: 30 June 2024

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Adult Social Care Prevention and Personalisation team, in the Derbyshire Dales South Team based at The Leys in Ashbourne’. We offer hybrid working, but there is an expectation that you would be expected to go into the office at least once or twice a week.

We are seeking a skilled and motivated grade 9/11 Social Worker to strengthen our team. The team is based in the community consisting of a mix of Social Workers and Social Care Practitioners who work closely with reablement care staff, Occupational Therapy staff and other health colleagues in a multi-disciplinary model.

Your task will be to undertake Care Act assessments, support planning, reviews, to ensure that the support arrangements match a persons identified outcomes using strength-based approaches. You will also be responsible for undertaking safeguarding enquiries and completing both mental capacity and best interest assessments.  

Derbyshire County Council is a fantastic place to work, with friendly, supportive, teams, access to training and a wealth of other benefits such as our flexi working scheme which allows people to work extra hours when they want. You will have monthly supervision and plenty of opportunities for informal support with both your team colleagues and those working in other teams. We promote an environment that encourages individual and organisational learning where we value sharing knowledge and helping each other thrive in our every day practice.

Due to the nature of the role, please read the comprehensive job description attached to this advertisement, and if you have any questions prior to applying, please do not hesitate to get in touch for an informal chat.

Benefits of working for Derbyshire County Council

  • 25 – 27 days of annual leave (plus another 5 with 5 years of continuous service)
  • Flexi time, allowing up to an additional 2 days of leave per month (for certain roles)
  • A friendly and supportive working environment
  • Derbyshire based work locations
  • The opportunity to develop yourself and your career with ongoing training opportunities
  • Defined Benefit Local Government Pension Scheme
  • A comprehensive wellbeing package including physio, counselling & occupational health
  • Discount on leisure centre memberships
  • Reduced bus/train fares
  • Mobile phone contract discount (restrictions apply)
  • And much more.

 We look forward to receiving your application!


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