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Social Worker

Hours of work: 37 hours per week
Working pattern: Full time

Closing date: Sunday 3 July 2022
Interview date: TBC

For an informal discussion, please contact Tricia Field-Riley  - Practice Manager on 01273 335114

Adult Social Care in East Sussex have a vacancy for a Social Worker in our Continuing Health Care Team.

The Continuing Healthcare Team, work in partnership with Health to assess and manage the care of adults with complex and end of life care needs.  Completing Decision Support Tools for these adults with Health is a key function of the team.

You will need to be a qualified and experienced Social Work professional with excellent knowledge of social work practice, in assessing risk, undertaking mental capacity assessments, have knowledge of Safeguarding Adults practice and be willing to develop in these areas.

You will be part of a well-established team with good support. 

You will receive regular individualised support and supervision from a Senior Practitioner and access to excellent in-service training.

All applications will be considered against the Job Description and Person Specification

Additional Information

Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency’s Points-based Immigration System.

From 6 April 2011 the Home Office has placed a permanent restriction on the number of migrant workers that all Tier 2 (General) Sponsors can recruit. Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.


Equal Opportunities

East Sussex County Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates, regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability or age. All applications are treated on merit.

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  • Job reference
  • orbis/TP/1244/25567

  • Number of positions
  • 1

  • Location
  • Eastbourne

  • Salary
  • £33,725 to £39,288

  • Closing date
  • 14 August 2022

  • Organisation
  • East Sussex County Council

  • Department
  • Adult Social Care and Health

  • Contract type
  • Permanent

  • Work pattern
  • Full Time or Part Time

  • Hours
  • 37

  • Job type
  • Social Work - Adults