INTERNAL - Social Worker - Tiverton & Cullompton CHSC Team (Ref.3448)

  • Devon
  • Full Time
  • £31,895- £37,568 per annum (pending the 2022/23 pay award).


6 month Secondment Opportunity


We are looking for a Social Worker with experience of working with adults. As part of an integrated Health and Social Care Team you will assess and plan support for a range of complex cases in the community. Your assessment and planning within an MDT environment will utilise a strengths based approach, existing networks, volunteer sector and community support options. You will complete Mental Capacity Assessments and relevant court applications as required, raise and address safeguarding concerns and conduct safeguarding enquiries where necessary. 


We are a busy team, who provide ongoing peer support and supervision and would welcome applicants who would make a positive contribution to the team . We welcome applicants who feel they would be able to make an effective contribution , with energy and curiosity, as we continually strive for better outcomes for the people we work with. We are happy to discuss  working hours and work patterns to promote work / home life balance and meeting the needs of the business. We are interested in your skills and experience, as well as  your contribution to the overall team.


Social Worker Career Pathway

We have implemented the first phase of a new Social Worker Career Pathway within our Adults and Children’s Services, with our vacancies available at the Social Worker (Grade F) or Experienced Social Worker (Grade G) levels. Our Social Worker and Experienced Social Worker roles align with the national Professional Capability Framework (PCF) for Social Workers, which provides a robust structure for all local authorities to use as a way of standardising professional capabilities and provides a clear career pathway.   

This is a fantastic opportunity to provide you with an achievable, clear pathway for your career; to enable you as a practitioner to reflect and identify your own practice and development on the PCF pathway.

If successful in being shortlisted for interview, your experience, skills and knowledge, will be assessed against the PCF domains and if found appointable, this will determine your appointment to either the Social Worker (Grade F) or Experienced Social Worker level (Grade G).

With on-going learning and support from your line manager, those appointed as a Social Worker will be able to evidence incremental learning and submit an application in due course for progression to the Experienced Social Worker (Grade G) via a portfolio of supporting evidence against the PCF framework.


For further information on this role, please contact Victoria Martin at


This post is being offered as a Secondment opportunity for 6 months. Please ensure you obtain agreement from your line manager prior to making an application, as this is essential for your application to be considered.

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Job Details

  • OrganisationDevon County Council
  • Work LocationDevon
  • Work Postcode


  • Reference


  • Occupational GroupSocial Care & Health

  • Salary Details

    £31,895- £37,568 per annum (pending the 2022/23 pay award).

  • Job TermFixed
  • Appointment TypeFull Time
  • Hours

    37 Hours Per Week

  • Closing Date


  • DBS Check Required