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Social Worker job vacancy in our Aberdeen office

NESS is the leading local provider of services for people who are Deaf, blind or have significant hearing or visual loss.

For our Joint Sensory Service in Aberdeen we are seeking to recruit:

Social Worker
36.25 hrs per week
SJC scale 35 – 40
£34,882 – £40,000 p.a.

You will have a relevant social work qualification and are an enthusiastic and well organised individual. You will have an understanding of the needs of people with a sensory loss or are keen to learn, including learning British Sign Language.

Key features of the role:
To support clients to overcome the practical and emotional effects of sensory impairment by:

• assessing people with sensory loss who have been referred to NESS
• working to meet needs identified and to refer on as required
• providing a domiciliary social work service for a specified case load – offering practical and emotional support, dealing with some rehabilitation activities and referring on as required
• providing information and advice on sensory impairment to clients, carers, relatives and other individuals or agencies involved with the service user

This post is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure check.

Informal enquiries can be made to Ann Robertson, Client Services Manager on 0345 27 12345
Closing date: 8th July 2022 – noon

Application forms available to download via links below, or from:
North East Sensory Services, 21 John Street, Aberdeen AB25 1BT
Tel. 0345 27 12345

Download and complete all forms:

Job description

Person specification

Guidelines for filling in a form

Equal opportunity monitoring form

NESS’ Vision, Values and Leadership qualities

Application form

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