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Social Worker

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

Closing date: Sunday 02 October 2022

For an informal discussion, please contact Nicky Boyd - Transitions Service Manager on 01323 466166

Social Worker – ASC Transition Service

37 hours per week permanent post

Monday – Thursday 8.30 – 5.00, Friday 8.30 – 4.30.

If you are positive about enabling young people in a person-centred way and have a creative approach to support planning, then we want to hear from you.

The Transitions Service supports young people from the ages of 16-25 with severe and enduring disabilities and their families in a planned and personalised way.

We have a great opportunity for a motivated and proactive registered Social Worker who is committed to ensuring that the service supports young people and their families to make choices about their future in an individual and timely manner.   

To fully support young people as they transition into ASC we work closely with Children’s Disability Social Care, Education and Health Services. Knowledge, experience, and an understanding in this area of social work would be advantageous as will experience of working with young people with disabilities and their families.  If you don’t already have this breath of experience, we can train you. 

It’s a challenging role - but there’s no shortage of rewards either – from being part of a cohesive, friendly, and supportive team to making a real difference to the quality of life of the people we work alongside. 

The Transition service is part of a large Council which actively promotes social workers CPD by offering regular training, appraisals, and supervision.   

There is likely to be the expectation of working from home in the Covid 19 recovery period. ESCC have adopted a hybrid workstyle. However, you will need to be able to independently travel to cover the catchment area of the team and to fulfil the needs of the role.


Additional Information

This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS check or Enhanced check for Regulated Activity with the Disclosure & Barring Services (previously the Criminal Records Bureau). For further information about what is required in this process please go to http://www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check. Please note that we require evidence of an overseas police check if you have lived or worked abroad.

Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is part-time or term-time only.

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.

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.

If you require any reasonable adjustments, due to disability, to enable you to participate fully in the process please contact the hiring manager on the contact details above.

Reasonable adjustments include things like an offline application form. If you would like to discuss your requirements further, please get in touch.

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/77076/26363

  • Number of positions
  • 1

  • Location
  • Eastbourne and Countywide

  • Salary
  • £33,725 to £39,288 per annum

  • Closing date
  • 02/10/2022

  • Organisation
  • East Sussex County Council

  • Department
  • Adult Social Care and Health

  • Contract type
  • Permanent

  • Work pattern
  • Full Time

  • Hours
  • 37

  • Job type
  • Social Work - Adults