Senior Social Worker - Adults at Risk team
This role is based in the Safeguarding Adults at Risk team.
You will work in a strengths based and creative way with citizens aged 18 to 65 who have care and support needs primarily related to alcohol or substance abuse and who's non-engagement with support is thought to be placing them at significant risk . This may include people who are experiencing issues with their mental health but because of non-engagement they are undiagnosed or not in secondary mental health services.
Hours: 37 per week
Salary: Grade 10
We are looking for someone who can work well in our friendly and supportive team and who can manage complex cases while demonstrating clear risk analysis and creative strategies for engagement and support.
The role is a 'hybrid' role with some home working and some office working.
We have vacancies for one full time position.
You will require a social work qualification and previous experience in working within adult safeguarding.
For an informal discussion please contact Corinne Petford, Interim Team Manager Corinne.Petford@dudley.gov.uk
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults; therefore the post is subject to medical clearance and an enhanced DBS check.
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