Administration & Secretarial, Fulltime, Permanent

Social Worker – Adults

Bridport, Dorchester, Weymouth and Portland, Ferndown, Wareham, Blandford, Shaftesbury and Sherborne

What you can expect to be doing:

  • You will be undertaking strengths-based assessments, support planning and reviews to support customers to achieve their outcomes and promote their independence.
  • You will be working as part of a busy team and alongside other teams within the local authority.
  • Multi-disciplinary practice will be integral to the role.

About you:

  • You will be a dynamic social worker with a strong value base and sense of person-centred practice.  Our ethos revolves around bolstering support, fostering a culture of learning, nurturing development, and nurturing well-being throughout our entire workforce through a strengths-based approach.
  • You will have excellent communication skills, enjoy working in a fast-paced environment, have a flexible approach and be able to work closely with a range of professionals.
  • You will be creative and passionate about enabling people to be as independent as possible.
  • You will need to be confident with the legal basis for practice and be able to demonstrate a good understanding of the Care Act 2014, Mental Capacity Act 2005, Mental Health Act 2007, Human Rights Act 1998 and Equality Act 2010.
  • You will embrace continuous professional development.
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