Social Work Apprenticeship – Adult Social Care
Devon County Council
Are you interested in starting a career as a Social Worker? Dedicated to making a difference? And have a passion for improving the lives of adults in Devon?
If so, we have an excellent opportunity for you! We are looking for two enthusiastic individuals to join us as Social Work Apprentices within our Peripatetic Team at Devon County Council, starting in October 2021.
This is a dynamic team that works across a variety of Adult Social Care Services and therefore you will have the opportunity to access a wide range of learning opportunities within the programme.
RECRUITMENT DURING COVID-19
Thank you for your interest in working with us at Devon County Council.
We are continuing to recruit to our adverts listed on DevonJobs but due to business pressures during COVID-19, there may be a delay in responding to you at the closing date.
Please note, interviews are taking place remotely and that for some roles you may be asked to undertake an on-line assessment.
If you are unsure about applying for a job opportunity, please contact the manager named on the job advert.
Adult Social Care and Health
Public Health, Adult Social Care and Adult Social Care Commissioning all work in partnership with the NHS and other health and voluntary sector organisations to ensure the health and wellbeing needs for the people of Devon are met.
Working in Public Health
Our focus in Public Health is on preventing ill health, prolonging life and encouraging healthy lifestyles. Our aim is for people to live longer in better health.
There are a wide range of career opportunities across Public Health with teams in data intelligence, business support, emergency planning and commissioning as well as practitioner and specialist roles.
Our team bring specialist knowledge and experience from diverse backgrounds including medicine, healthcare, sports science, environmental health, geography, communication and academia.
Working in Adult Social Care
We have excellent partnership working with the NHS and work within multidisciplinary teams including mental health, community health teams, our Care Direct Centres and with a strong voluntary and private provider sector.
Careers within Adult Social Care include Social Work, Occupational Therapy, Approved Mental Health Professionals (AMHPs), Social Care Reablement and Reaching for Independence, Brokerage, Social Care Assessor and Team Management roles.
Working in Adult Social Care Commissioning
We are responsible for strategic commissioning and delivery of services to adults with mental health needs; those with complex learning and physical disabilities, long-term conditions, and carers supporting these people.
Opportunities within these teams include commissioning roles, strategic planning, business support, data analysts and project managers.
To find out more visit our Devon social work Facebook page.
Why I enjoy Working for Devon
people are estimated to have dementia by 2026
people are predicted to have a common mental health problem
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