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DATE ADDED: Tue 04/12/2018

Senior Practitioner, Adults Safeguarding Team

Darlington, UK


Job Description

We are looking to recruit a Senior Practitioner, Adults Safeguarding Team within the Social Care Industry. Our client has a well-structured and organised team that are looking to grow their staffing levels. The role offers flexible working hours for working parents and has a supportive team culture with regular supervision on cases. This is an exciting opportunity to join a fast-paced and supportive team within Darlington Council.

Main duties include:

  • Making use of a range of social work methods such as casework or crisis

intervention, also to develop and demonstrate the highest degree of skills in such


  • Undertaking professional supervision of students, unqualified, or newly qualified

staff, if required.

  • Case Load Management
  • managing and co-ordinating safeguarding adult concerns
  • carrying out initial enquiries
  • moving cases where appropriate onto safeguarding strategy meetings and chairing these meetings
  • Carrying informal safeguarding investigations
  • Providing advice and guidance to members of the public as well as other professionals

To be successful:

For this Senior Practitioner, Adults Safeguarding Team you will need to be a Qualified Social Worker with a HCPC Registration and educated to Degree Level. You will also need to have the Eligibility to Work in the UK with previous experience working within an Adults' Mental Health Team. A good understanding of Safeguarding Adults, the Mental Capacity Act and Making Safeguarding Personal is essential.

Benefits of Working for Darlington Council:

Our client cares about their staff, recognise the importance of training and development and support our social workers to reach their full potential. They have a clear Workforce Development Strategy, with opportunities for professional development and career progression.

Why Choose Ackerman Pierce?

Ackerman Pierce calls upon over 15 years' worth of experience in recruiting directly into the Social Work Sector. We can offer a unique experience within recruitment where you have your own personal consultant, a DBS and Compliance service with a quick and easy registration process. We pride ourselves on a guaranteed weekly payment process.

To discuss the Senior Practitioner, Adults Safeguarding Team vacancy further or any other opportunities we have in Darlington Council, please contact Sabrina Laverty or email in your updated CV to us today.

Role: Senior Practitioner, Adults Safeguarding Team
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Location: Darlington,

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