Application deadline 29th September 2020
Job reference LE4501
Job location North Yorkshire
Hours per-week 1 x Full time (37 hours) and 1 x fixed term Part time
Salary £30,451 to £35,745 per annum pro rata

Grade- J-K

Vacancy Hours- 1 x Full time (37 hours) and 1 x fixed term Part time

Contract Type- 1x Permanent and 1 x Fixed Term

Interview date- 7th and 8th October 2020

Are you looking for a new opportunity in the world of social care?

Why not be part of an innovative, award-winning social work team?

We work in adult social care to make a difference and change lives – join us and do exactly that!

We are currently looking for social care assessors to join our team in the Harrogate area on a full time basis.

The successful applicant will work closely in partnership with a variety of teams and agencies, including health/hospital colleagues, prevention teams, voluntary and independent sector, and mental health colleagues. Our ethos is to promote health and wellbeing, preventing, reducing and delaying need, in line with the Care Act.

As a Social Worker, you will undertake a range of asset and strength based assessments and interventions to ensure that adults with care and support needs and their carers achieve their desired outcomes and wellbeing to live independent lives. This will also include developing personalised care and support plans that represent best value. You will determine eligibility for adults with care and support needs against the national standards and ensure that they are safe from harm but where harm or abuse is identified ensure the safety of the person and undertake the relevant safeguarding enquiries.

To be eligible for this post you will have a professional Social Care qualification such as Social Work, DipSW or CQSW and have current registration with the Health and Care Professions Council. Previous social work experience is preferred. This post also requires an Enhanced DBS check.

In addition, we offer a range of benefits including generous leave entitlement, a local government pension scheme, salary sacrifice and employee discount benefits.

North Yorkshire is a modern council rolling out new technology including modern IT equipment, WIFI access across NYCC buildings, remote access and Skype. North Yorkshire promotes opportunities for flexible working.

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Olga Bazan-Jodar, Team Manager for Harrogate South Planned Care team by sending an e-mail to

NYCC are committed to directly recruiting staff and will not accept applications nor services from agency suppliers in respect of our vacancies.

We are committed to meeting the needs of our diverse community and aim to have a workforce reflecting this diversity. We are also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

North Yorkshire County Council (NYCC) advertise vacancies on behalf of schools and external organisations (third parties) in North Yorkshire. NYCC are not responsible for the recruitment/employment practices of third parties and accept no liability in relation to the vacancy and any subsequent recruitment/employment processes. Enquiries regarding the vacancy or practices should be made directly with the third party.

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