Welcome to Adult Social Care
“We are a dynamic and varied service who work collaboratively across our own organisation and external partners, driven by our vision for every adult to be able to live as independently as possible and to enjoy a good and meaningful life.
We recognise social care can be challenging and multifaceted, but a very rewarding sector to work in. With Essex County Council you can develop a career that enables you to achieve your goals in a range of roles across Adult Social Care.
I am very proud of our service and the great work we are doing across all our partners, we do hope you apply for one of our roles.”
Nick Presmeg, Executive Director of Adult Social Care
With us you can
Find out more from our staff what it is like working for Essex County Council.
Want to hear more?
Listen to our fantastic community care podcast here.
Roles in Adult Social Care
With us you can develop an impressive career
Whether you are looking for the next step up in your career, seeking a better work life balance, wanting to develop your practice in one of the largest county councils in the country or simply want to apply your experience to help us make a difference to the residents of Essex. With us you can.
The scale, expertise and commitment that exists at Essex County Council means we have a wide variety of services to offer the community. And that means a wide variety of career opportunities for professionals like you.
Did you know?
Find out about how with us you can be encouraged to try something new, and discover our full CPD offer, please take a look at our feature in Community Care. We also offer up to an £8,000 relocation package, subject to terms and conditions.
We are also proud to have been recognised as Social Work Employer of the year 2021!
Essex Social Care Academy (ESCA)
The ESCA is dedicated to our social care colleagues across the organisation. We’re passionate about all aspects of continuous professional development in social care, investing in a holistic approach to learning and development, and impact in the county’s social care services.
ESCA provides a framework that promotes and enables a professional learning culture, improving professional excellence and driving up standards to deliver high-quality practice.
We’ve won multiple awards at a national level. ESCA is recognised as truly innovative and ahead of the curve.
If you don’t see a role that matches what you’re looking for right now, please join our talent pool. Tell us about the type of roles you are interested in and we’ll notify you if they become available. Please keep checking our website, though, as new roles we won’t have recruited for will appear often, and they may be of interest.
- Senior Social Worker - Enhanced Social Care Support Team for LD & Autism (Out-Reach)Job Type: Fixed TermGo to Senior Social Worker - Enhanced Social Care Support Team for LD & Autism (Out-Reach) role
- ASC Social Worker - Physical & Sensory ImpairmentsJob Type: TemporaryGo to ASC Social Worker - Physical & Sensory Impairments role
- Social Worker - Community Mental Health Recovery & WellbeingJob Type: PermanentGo to Social Worker - Community Mental Health Recovery & Wellbeing role
- Senior Commissioning OfficerJob Type: Fixed TermGo to Senior Commissioning Officer role