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Safeguarding Adults Officer

  • Employer: Adult Social Services
  • Reference: ASSW0095
  • Published: Tue 31/05/2022, 13:04 PM
  • Closing on: Fri 24/06/2022, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £25,000 - £34,999
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Weston-super-Mare, North Somerset

Directorate: Adult Social Services  

Starting salary: Career Grade: JG7:- £29,174 per annum/JM1:- £32,798 per annum 

Location: Based in the Town Hall, Weston-super-Mare  

Hours: 37 hours per week 

Contract: Permanent 

Closing date: Friday 24 June 2022 

 

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. 

 

North Somerset Council is pleased to offer a full time, permanent opportunity for a newly qualified or experienced social worker. Commencing at JG7 grade for newly qualified workers, progressing to JM1 on completion of ASYE. The vacancy has arisen for a Safeguarding Adults Officers as part of a remodelling of our safeguarding adults service.   

 

You will work in a supportive team that leads the local authority response to safeguarding adults concerns. The successful applicant will, under the supervision of the safeguarding adults manager and senior safeguarding adults officers, coordinate the local authority response to safeguarding adults concerns through making S.42(1) decisions and undertaking S.42(2) safeguarding adults enquiries.  

 

Experience in safeguarding adults work is essential although this may have been gained through student placements. You will receive support to develop the skills to become an expert in this area of work.  

 

North Somerset Council recognises the importance of work life balance. We offer competitive rates of pay, a generous leave package, flexible / mobile working arrangements, an employee assistance service and the opportunity to join a final salary pension scheme.  

 

This post is exempt under the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions) Order 1975 and is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.  

 

Want to know more and apply? 

For an informal discussion, please contact James Wright Team Manager, Safeguarding Adults on 01275885257. 

 

Visit www.n-somerset.gov.uk/my-services/jobs-training/council-jobs to download an application pack and apply online. 

 

Anticipated interview date: Monday 04 July 2022 

 

North Somerset Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all sections of our community regardless of age, disability, sex, race, religion, belief or sexual orientation. North Somerset Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

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  • ASSW0095 JD & PS
  • Employer: Adult Social Services
  • Reference: ASSW0095
  • Published: Tue 31/05/2022, 13:04 PM
  • Closing on: Fri 24/06/2022, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £25,000 - £34,999
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Weston-super-Mare, North Somerset

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