Social Care Assessor

Location Devon
Salary £8.91 - £11.50 per hour
Full Time 37 hours per week - 1 month then reviewed. This is an ideal opportunity for someone with experience of working with people and is interested in a career in Safeguarding and Social Care. The successful candidate will be managed, supported, and supervised as part of the Eastern Safeguarding Hub, this is a friendly and supportive team of SCA’s and Experienced Social Workers who are passionate about promoting 'Making Safeguarding Personal' in their work. The post holder will be offered the training and developmental opportunities offered to Social Care Assessors across Devon County Council. We are seeking someone who is committed to working as part of a team to ensure people are safeguarded. This office/home based role involves working with a range of providers and partnership agencies in receiving and processing safeguarding referrals from a range of sources,  providing safeguarding advice and information, and this will be supported by working closely with the duty ESW. You will need to have excellent communication skills and be able to document information clearly and concisely.  Devon is a mostly rural county, and as our localities cover a large area and accordingly our candidates can be expected to travel some distance between visits. In some areas, candidates will not be able to rely on walking, cycling or public transport to make visits. We therefore require candidates to have access to their own suitable transport, subject to reasonable adjustments that may need to be made in line with the Equality Act 2010.