Social Worker - Recruitment Day - Colchester & Clacton

Location
England, Essex, Colchester
Salary
£30906 - £42254 per annum
Posted
25 Feb 2021
Closes
25 Mar 2021
Ref
req132
Job role
Social Worker
Contract Type
Full time

Social Worker - Recruitment Day

Permanent, Full Time

£30,906 - £42,254 per annum

Location: Colchester and Clacton-On-Sea

Closing Date: 15th March 2021

***When applying for this role, please note that interviews will be held as part of a Virtual Recruitment Day on Tuesday 23rd March 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 North Essex area.

North Essex covers our offices in Colchester and Clacton. It is a diverse area to work in encompassing rural , costal and urban communities all with their own unique challenges. Essex County Council work closely with their partners in North Essex, those joining teams in this area are uniquely positioned to be increasingly involved in partnership projects across local authorities and the NHS.

Team/s 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 lives and focusing on long term support, Social Workers play an integral part in this team.

If you're looking for a team slightly outside of the above, this can be accommodated, so please still apply.

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 email .

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/working-here/pay-reward/.