Principal Social Workers (Adults)

Cornwall County Council
36462.00 - 43821.00 GBP Annual
10 Aug 2017
27 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Principal Social Workers (Adults)

GBP36,462 - GBP43,821



We have a number of positions available, please see our website for further details.

We put the needs of the adults in Cornwall right at the heart of everything we do - and that takes professionals who share our determination to make a real difference to the people's lives. Adult Care and Support has undergone a large review moving social work to a locality based approach.

Our Principal Social Workers have a critical role in delivering effective front line services that safeguard and promote improved outcomes for adults. If you are innovative, positive, dedicated and not afraid of change or challenge, this position will enable you to transform the lives and futures of adults with an eligible social care need. You will be passionate about working with adults to find suitable and sustainable solutions that meets their needs, able to work independently, have access to transport and able to travel within the county. This position will enable you to progress your career as part of an ambitious and creative management team, in one of the most beautiful parts of the country.

You will be an experienced social work manager or a practitioner with substantial experience and expertise in statutory social work looking to progress into a management role. Your experience will enable you to evidence how you have applied your learning to your practice; and you will have a proven track record of excellent practice that improves outcomes.

You must be qualified with a social work degree, social work qualification (Dip.SW, CCSW, CSS) or equivalent, and will need to be HCPC registered.

In return we will:

• offer a generous relocation package for eligible candidates

• provide access to a high quality programme of evidence-based learning and development to enhance skills and practice

• pay your HCPC registration fees.

To apply for these roles please visit,

Closing date: 26 th July 2017

Interview date: 14 th August 2017

This position will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Cornwall is currently negotiating devolution and as part of the deal we are actively integrating community health and social care services as the basis for improving lives.

Cornwall Council is committed to safeguarding and is an equal opportunities employer.