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Senior Social Worker – Adult Safeguarding Hub

Employer: Wokingham Borough Council
Salary: £47,420 - £48,474 per annum, plus benefits
Location: Shute End/Home Working
Contract: Permanent
Working Pattern: Full Time
Hours: 37 hours per week.
DBS Check: Enhanced
Closing Date: 10/12/2023 at 23:00
Reference: 712080

The Adult Safeguarding Hub is recruiting for a Senior Social Worker to join the Wokingham Adult Safeguarding Hub.

We are looking for a Registered Senior Social Worker, with demonstrable experience of working in an Adult Safeguarding context under the Care Act 2014. You will be able to think systemically and have a commitment to developing others. You will be an excellent communicator and able to both lead and advise on complex safeguarding issues.

You will have a sound knowledge of relevant legislative frameworks and an ability to demonstrate a commitment to the principles of Making Safeguarding Personal whilst discharging your statutory duties.

You will be an excellent team player, confident, assertive, and able to work collaboratively with all stakeholders, with an ability to think flexibly and creatively in a solution focused and person-centred way.

If successful, you will join a friendly, dynamic team working on challenging but engaging work, making a real difference to others. The role also provides the opportunity for an interesting mix of roles and responsibilities with excellent opportunities for continual personal development.

For an informal discussion about this job role, please contact Rebecca Bullock on 07562169076 or rebecca.bullock@wokingham.gov.uk

Closing date: Sunday 10th December 2023, 11pm
Interview date: W/C 11th December 2023

Applications will be considered as they are received and the advert will be closed when all positions are successfully filled.

Please be aware that we will be reviewing the applications we receive on a daily basis, and we reserve the right to close the advert early if suitable candidates are identified.

Wokingham Borough Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff, other workers and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful candidates for this role will be subject to Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) checks along with other relevant employment checks.

Wokingham is an equal opportunities employer.

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