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Social Worker, Adults

closing date 26 Jun

Job Summary

Contract Type: Full Time/Permanent
Advert Start Date: 12 June, 2017
Advert End Date: 26 June, 2017
Salary: £27,668 to £30,153
Location: Southmead Hospital
Weekly Hours: 37 hours per week
Job Category: Care/Social Work, Social Work/Care
Vacancy Ref: SA84016/723/SS

Job Summary/Person Specification

Further information

You will work with adults, their family and carers who may require social care services, assessing their social care and health needs and to plan, implement, review and monitor action and outcomes. This includes financial assessment within the framework of the relevant legislation, Departmental eligibility criteria, matrix and safeguarding adults policies and at all times work towards giving a greater choice, independence and social inclusion for the service user. Review and monitor each care plan and the quality of the service provision making changes in response to changing needs.


To undertake the assessment of needs, devising and planning action, implementing and evaluating it in order to promote independence and deliver a high standard of personalised care. Or, If relevant to lead or supervise a team to deliver high standards of personalised care.


Please note that it is a requirement of employment that an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check is obtained for this post. This means that you must declare any criminal convictions, cautions, reprimands or final warnings unless these are ‘protected’ as defined by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) order 1975 (as amended in 2013). 


South Gloucestershire Council is committed to treating everyone fairly, to challenging inequalities and to promoting equality of opportunity for all. We welcome applications from everyone and value diversity in our workforce.