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An exciting and rewarding opportunity has arisen to join Bristol Adult Social Care as a Social Care Practitioner.

We have permanent vacancies available in First South on both a full-time and part-time basis.

We work with citizens living in the south of the city to carry out initial assessments where people are new to adult care or have no existing commissioned service in place.
The team works with people in a time limited way so the work is fast paced and provides excellent opportunities for variety meaning no two days will be the same and there will always be an opportunity for challenge and development. We manage a range of cases with varying complexity.

You will have the opportunity to be creative in your work, working with citizens to effectively problem solve and maintain control over their lives and support.

You will be working within the statutory structure of the Care Act 2014 undertaking, Care Act Assessments/Carers Assessments/Mental Capacity Assessments and Best Interest Assessments. The team are also responsible for carrying out s42 Safeguarding Enquires.

You will work closely with other agencies and departments across adult care.

You will work within a team of team manager, senior practitioners, social workers and social care practitioners and will receive guidance and support from your colleagues to further develop your skills, knowledge and confidence in this fulfilling role alongside professional supervision.

Why Bristol City Council?

At Bristol City Council, we go that extra mile for our people; we offer a work environment which is fast moving and supportive, giving you the chance to use your skills and develop new ones within a high profile organisation.

Join us and you’ll receive a generous rewards package including flexible working and flexi-time, membership of the Local Government Pension scheme, and a generous annual leave allowance. In addition you’ll be working in a supportive environment where you’ll have the chance to make Bristol a better place and contribute to its future.

How do I apply?

If you share our values and are ready to be part of our exciting journey please select the apply button below.

To be shortlisted for interview you’ll need to demonstrate how you meet each of the essential criteria in the Person Specification within the Further Information section of your application. On occasion we will receive high numbers of applications, we may then shortlist against the desirable criteria along with the essential criteria, so if you can, please demonstrate how you meet this in your application.

Please note that this role is subject to an Enhanced DBS Check.

For an informal discussion about the post please contact:

Robyn Pickering – Team Manager robyn.pickering@bristol.gov.uk 07901315871

New Starter Benefits:
Free uniform
Paid DBS check
Paid induction

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