Qualified Social Worker - Adults

Job Reference
Qualified Social Worker - Adults Dorchester
Salary Description
Very Attractive Pay
Contract Type
Contracted Hours
5 - 80 / per week - Full-Time

Location: Dorchester

Role: Driver - Qualified Social Worker - Adults

Pay rate: £27.22 per hour

Joy type: Full Time, Part Time.

Working Hours: Monday to Thursday: 8:40am - 5:20pm, Friday: 8:40am - 4:00pm

Job Overview:

We are looking for an experienced and dedicated Social Worker to join our busy and supportive Safeguarding Team based in County Hall, Dorchester. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in safeguarding, with a thorough understanding of relevant legislation and the ability to manage and investigate safeguarding referrals effectively.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Triage safeguarding referrals and complete necessary follow-up investigations.
  • Support and safeguard vulnerable individuals by applying appropriate risk management strategies, including positive risk-taking.
  • Utilize strong communication skills to collaborate effectively with team members, other departments, and external agencies.
  • Ensure all actions comply with relevant legislation, including the Care Act 2014, Mental Capacity Act 2005, and Mental Health Act 1983.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date records of all cases and actions taken.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Qualified and registered Social Worker (current SWE registration number required).
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in a similar role within a safeguarding setting.
  • In-depth knowledge of the Care Act 2014, Mental Capacity Act 2005, and Mental Health Act 1983.
  • Proven ability to manage risk and engage in positive risk-taking.
  • Enhanced DBS clearance.

Skills and Attributes:

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • High level of organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Empathetic and resilient with a commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable individuals.


  • Competitive salary at Grade 11 level.
  • Supportive and collaborative team environment.
  • Opportunities for professional development and career progression.

Please Apply below or call us on 0121 270 8878.

Email us on team.admin@medicopartners.com for more details.


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