Adults Social Workers

BCP Council are creating a culture that fosters excellence and collaboration – a place where social workers are empowered to be creative, self-allocate and share ideas and advice. The teams are structured to encourage and develop multi-disciplinary working with close links to occupational therapy colleagues.

We support our social workers to ensure they have the resources they need to make a difference where it counts.

As an Adult BCP Social Worker, you will:

  • Work in partnership with service users to enable them to live as independently as possible
  • Implement the principles of the Mental Capacity Act
  • Provide cover and support to the duty system
  • Carry out continuing health care assessments and safeguarding investigations
  • Ensure improved outcomes for vulnerable adults
  • Have an excellent working knowledge of the 2014 Care Act
  • Comprehensive support for ASYE applicants
  • Opportunity for a specialist role within the Sight and Hearing team

View our current vacancies

Passionate about delivering high-quality social work and occupational therapy?

Following the creation of the new BCP Council, new opportunities have arisen in various roles and teams supporting adults and young people.

Whether you are newly qualified, have a few years’ experience or are returning to work after a career break, there will be opportunities for you to join our team in Bournemouth, Poole and Christchurch.

With excellent training, a competitive salary and great benefits, BCP Council is the ideal place to start or progress your career.

  • Full Induction

    You will receive a structured approach to your induction to orientate to your new environment involving on-line and classroom-based training, shadowing opportunities and mentoring. During this induction period you will have a protected caseload.

  • Manageable and diverse caseloads

    We recognise that caseload management is not just a numbers game. We will work with you to ensure a balanced approach to managing your workload.

  • Continuing Professional Development

    You will be encouraged to develop your skills through training and reflective practice. Dedicated CPD time is available. We also work closely with Bournemouth University which has a well-established post-qualifying programme of learning. This supports career development through access to programmes such as Best Interest Assessor and Practice Educator training.

  • Quality Reflective Supervision

    Regular opportunities are provided for reflective practice through dedicated 1:1 supervision with your professional line manager and annual appraisals to review your practice and career development. You will also receive:

    • Peer support opportunities
    • Career progression such as DOLS and safeguarding
    • Supporting students and unqualified colleagues