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|Service||Suffolk County Council|
|Duration||Up to 3 months from start date|
|Hours per week||37|
|Rate||From £26.00 to £28.00 per hour|
We have an exciting and unique opportunity for a Qualified Social Worker to be involved in a service that responds to people who have concerns for their safety and require advice, care and quick, decisive action.
You will work as part of the Adult Protection Team (APT) that is responsible for the area of safeguarding adults at risk of abuse within the wider remit of social care provision. This will mean embracing the model of Supporting Lives, Connecting Communities Model (SLCC) and embedding this in the team.
The APT provides a range of information, support, advice and intervention to customers when there is a reasonable cause to suspect that abuse has occurred.
You will be working with customers and their carers whose needs are complex, to assist them with a protection plan.
As a Social Worker within APT you will work with colleagues from Social Work teams, Provider Support Team, Contracts Department and alongside our partner agencies such as Health, Suffolk Constabulary and the third sector.
Please note – a driving licence is required in order to travel frequently to enquiries or across the county to attend meetings.
Have you heard of our Golden Hello scheme? Receive £400 when you register as a locum social worker! T&Cs apply
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