Adults Social Worker - Colchester & Tendring - Working for Essex
Salary: £32,787 to £44,826 per annum
Closing date: 17 Jul 2022
Location: Colchester
Hours: Full-time
Req ID: 8179
Role: Social Care
About the role

Adults Social Worker - Colchester & Tendring

Permanent, Full Time

£32,787 to £44,826 per annum

Location: Colchester & Tendring

Working Style: Community-based worker

Interviews for this position will be held virtually on 25th July 2022.

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.

We currently have several opportunities for experienced Social Workers across different teams within our North Essex area. All of our teams are supportive of each other and offer opportunities for professional development to meet the SWE regulations.

We currently have opportunities within the following teams: Neighbourhood, Discharge to Assess, Physical & Sensory Impairments, Older Adults Mental Health and Learning Disability & Autism. To find out more about each team please visit our brochure here.

About Us

Essex County Council has been awarded Social Work Employer of the year in the prestigious 2021 Social Worker of the Year Awards.

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 find out more about what it’s like working within ECC’s Adult Social Care services, please see a short video here .

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.

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 atwww.workingforessex.com or for more information contact Abbie.Mollison@essex.gov.uk

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.

We seek the best talent from the widest pool of people as diversity is key to our success.

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