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Social Worker/Resource Officer

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

Closing date: Sunday 2 October 2022

Interview date: TBC

For an informal discussion, please contact Camara Foster, Practice Manager on 01424 724880

A full-time, permanent position has become available for a Social Worker or Resource Officer, to join the Adult Social Care, County Wide Reviewing Team. 

You will have a good working knowledge and understanding of The Care Act 2014 and Mental Capacity Act 2005. You will also need to be confident and competent in assessing risk, undertaking mental capacity assessments, have a good understanding of Safeguarding Adults Policy and Procedures and be willing to develop in these areas.

This post offers you the opportunity to work, across the County in a multi-disciplinary way. You will have the ability to work flexibly, work to deadlines, and contribute to key projects ensuring the continued success of this high achieving team.

This is a challenging role – but there’s no shortage of rewards either – as the part you play will ensure our service continues to develop, giving positive outcomes for vulnerable people who have been assessed as meeting the Adult Social Care Eligibility Criteria.

You will be committed to your own professional development and in return you will receive good support and encouragement.


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/129599/26893

  • Number of positions
  • 1

  • Location
  • St. Leonards on Sea

  • Salary
  • £30,112 - £32,527 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