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 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.
Please see further information regarding our Adult Social Care team here - https://view.pagetiger.com/ctclujy/1
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 (normally one Saturday in every six weeks).
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.
What we offer in return
We'll support you to be to your best, with the resources, training and development to empower you. You can add to your expertise, with a range of opportunities offered by our award-winning Essex Social Care Academy. And, with flexible working options and other lifestyle benefits, we'll enable you to make the most of your life outside work, too.
Whatever you want to achieve in your social care career, you can do it here.
Apply now at www.workingforessex.com or contact Abbie.Mollison@essex.gov.uk