Social Worker

Job ID: 847054
Location: Torquay
Salary: 26,565 to 35,577 per annum negotiable
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Employer:Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation TrustDepartment:545 Torbay Community Support Team 86045Location:TorquaySalary:26,565 to 35,577 per annum

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Social Worker

An exciting opportunity has arisen for two experienced qualified social workers to join the integrated adult social care team in Torquay.
We are looking for highly motivated social workers who can demonstrate a sound knowledge and practical application of generic social work. The client group is adults who present with a variety of needs, therefore the social work functions may include Safeguarding, Best Interest and risk Enablement work. Experience of working with people with Learning Disabilities is also desirable.
We offer an attractive working environment in the seaside resort of Torbay within a truly integrated health and social care team.
For an informal discussion please contact 01803 219700 and ask for Jeannine van Dun

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Job Type:PermanentWorking pattern:37.5 Hours per weekPay Scheme:Agenda for changePay Band:6Staff Group:Additional Professional Scientific & Technical

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Apply for this jobClosing Date:08/10/2017Contact Name:Jeannine Van DunEmail Address:jeannine.vandun@nhs.netTelephone:01803 219783

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