Social Worker - Recruitment Day - Colchester
Social Worker - Recruitment Day
Permanent, Full Time
£30,906 - £42,254 per annum
Location: Colchester, Clacton-On-Sea & Tendering
Closing Date: 12th April 2021
***When applying for this role, please note that interviews will be held as part of a Virtual Recruitment Day on Thursday 22nd April 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, Clacton and the greater Tendering area. 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.
Teams currently Recruiting:
Ongoing Support Team (Older Adults) , 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.
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. 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.
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.
As part of employment with Essex County Council (ECC) should your role require a DBS check you will be required to register with the DBS update service.
Apply now at www.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/