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Safeguarding Social Worker

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Role Responsibility

Are you passionate about promoting people's rights and strengths while protecting adults at risk from abuse? If so, this post may be for you.

Kent Adult Social Care is pleased to offer a variety of full time, permanent job opportunities for social workers. The vacancies have arisen as part of a re-modelling of our safeguarding adults service.

You will work supportive teams that leads the local authority response to safeguarding adults concerns. The successful applicants will, under the supervision of the Team Manager, coordinate the local authority response to safeguarding adults concerns through making S.42(1) decisions and undertaking S.42(2) safeguarding adults enquiries. Applicants may have some experience in safeguarding adults work, however you will receive support to develop the skills to become an expert in this area of work.

This post is considered by KCC to be a customer-facing position. The Council therefore has a statutory duty under Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) to ensure that post holders have a command of spoken English/Welsh sufficient for the effective performance of the job requirements. The appropriate standards are set out in the Job Description/Person Specification.

This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure application to the Disclosure and Barring service and registration as a qualified Social Worker with Social Work England.

Contact Details

For further information regarding this role, please contact:

Vickie Minkiewicz North Kent Safeguarding Adults Service Manager - 03000 411197

About the Company

KCC is committed to building a workforce which reflects the diversity of the county's working residents, encouraging applications from people of all ages, abilities, genders, sexual orientations, ethnic backgrounds and faiths, and aspires to create an inclusive workplace where everyone can be themselves at work.

Please note – if you are interested, please apply as soon as possible as the closing date for this advert may be earlier than stated should a number of suitably qualified candidates apply.

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