Social Worker - Recruitment Day

Location
England, Essex, Basildon
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
29 Jan 2021
Closes
26 Feb 2021
Ref
req76
Job role
Social Worker
Contract Type
Full time

Social Worker - Recruitment Day

Permanent, Full Time

£30,906 - £42,254 per annum

Location: Basildon

Closing Date: 22nd February 2021

***When applying for this role, please note that interviews will be held as part of a Virtual Recruitment Day in February 2021***

About the Role

Working to support adults, and their families, who have complex social needs and are more vulnerable as a result of disability, exclusion, or diminished capacity, you'll maximise their potential to live independently.

With case work focusing on the most complex and challenging adult cases, you'll ensure that adults and their families are safeguarded. You'll share ideas and best practice, providing specialist advice as part of a multi-disciplinary team sharing your knowledge as a Social Worker.

We currently have several opportunities for Social Workers, within our South Essex area.

Our teams in South Essex are primarily based out of our offices in Basildon. South Essex borders the unitary authority of Southend and Thurrock and also offers the opportunity to work with health partners within the area. In addition, the area also has good links to London. With a mix of Urban and some rural/ semi-rural locations, the variety and scope of the work you will be able to get involved in is huge.

Teams currently recruiting:

Early Intervention Team, this is a great opportunity to join a team focused on preventative approaches to social care moving at a fast pace where your Social work experience can be used to impact vulnerable adults lives often at the point of referral into social care.

Ongoing Support Team, applying your knowledge across complex cases, creating meaningful life's, and focusing on long term support, Social Workers play an integral part in this team.

Discharge to Assess (D2A)

About Us

With us, you can achieve more - for yourself as well as the vulnerable adults you work to support. We're always looking for new ways to deliver even better services, Social Workers play an integral role in our preventative approach to Social Care. We encourage our multi-disciplinary teams to share their ideas and experience.

About You

To apply you should be a qualified social worker with a current Social Work England registration. You'll bring at least 1 year's social work experience, evidence of continuing professional development, and capability of practice in accordance with current professional standards.

This role involves travelling around Essex. A driving licence and car - or the ability to meet the mobility requirements of the role through other means - is essential.

All candidates applying to Adult Social Care will be expected to join on a 12-week rota on a 6-day shift pattern and this will include some weekend work.

Apply now at WorkingForEssex.com or contact .

If you have any questions about the role, or working with us, please contact our Resourcing Team on 0333 013 5888.

Essex County Council is proud to offer an excellent benefits package to all its employees. More information can be found on https://www.workingforessex.com/benefits.