Social Worker - Enhanced Support Inreach - Countywide
Fixed Term, Full Time
£30,906 - £42,254 per annum
Closing Date: 11th March 2021***Please note this is a 1 Year Fixed Term Contract or Secondment opportunity starting from the 1st April 2021***
About the RoleThis role would suit an experienced Social Worker looking to work alongside Adults with a complexity of needs related to their Learning Disability/Autism, Mental or Physical Health or a combination of all the above.This role will work closely with health partners in inpatient settings to identify opportunities for Adults to leave hospital.This role sits within our Countywide team and can be based from any of our Essex locations however please be advised that Countywide travel is part of this role.About UsWith 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. We work together to get things done. Bring your positive, proactive attitude, and we'll empower you to make the most of your experience as a Social Worker within Essex County Council (ECC) Adult Social Care services.About YouTo apply you should be a qualified social worker with a current Social Work England registration. You'll bring at least 2 year's social work experience, evidence of continuing professional development, and capability of practice in accordance with current professional standards.There is a need for attention to detail and positive knowledge of not only the Care Act and Mental Health Act, but also the Mental Capacity Act and Deprivation of Liberty and Court of Protection procedures.The postholder would be confident in person-centred and positive risk-taking approaches.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/working-here/pay-reward/.Essex County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment.