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Senior Social Worker/ Occupational Therapist (Locality Lead) - Somerset - Adult Social Care

Job Type:
Social Work
Adult Services, Adult Safeguarding
Social Worker, Senior Social Worker
South West
£33,136 to £37,107 per annum
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Senior Social Worker/Occupational Therapist (Locality Lead) - Somerset - Adult Social Care - £33,136 to £37,107 pro rata. Full time and part time hours are available     

 An exciting vacancy has become available in Somerset County Council for an experienced social worker/OT within Adult Services . This is a great opportunity for candidates with extensive experience to join a progressive local authority whilst developing further in your career.   

They will consider candidates from a variety of areas, which is ideal if you're interested in expanding your experience or moving into a new field.   

The transformation journey is well under way in Somerset bringing with it this rare opportunity  for new recruits to come in and continue to shape the way that care is delivered.  

Applications from experienced social workers who can demonstrate leadership experience or have aspirations to lead and motivate others are encouraged.  

If you are looking to develop your career within a supportive adult social care team then this could be the role for you.  

Offices are based in Bridgewater(North), Yeovil(South), Mendip(East) & Tauton(West) areas of Somerset.   

Benefits of working for Somerset council include:  

  • Access to Unique training & development which includes CPD Training, the Aspiring Manager programme, and Accredited programmes such as IPOP, Risk and Decision Making, PG Dip in Advanced Social Work (Modules).   
  • Generous Relocation Package of up to £8,000   
  • Flexible Working scheme offering the flexibility to manage your work and home commitments in a way to suit your lifestyle - including mobile working.  
  • Staff discounts for bikes and equipment, cars, shopping, travel, cinema, insurance, professional memberships and much more.   
  • Access to their Childcare Voucher Scheme.   

As a Senior Social Worker/OT, You MUST be…       

  • HCPC registered     
  • Eligible to work in the UK     
  • A UK Driving licence holder  
  • Leadership experience/qualities   

To find out more about this position or to apply, please contact Zoe Davenport on 0161 974 1673 or email her at

Contact Details:
Tel: 0161 974 1673
Contact: Zoe Davenport

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