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Senior Practitioner – Social Work

  • Organisation
  • East Sussex County Council
  • Number of positions
  • 1
  • Location
  • Eastbourne
  • Salary
  • £42,725 - £45,799 per annum
  • Closing date
  • 12/02/2023
  • Department
  • Adult Social Care and Health
  • Contract type
  • Permanent
  • Work pattern
  • Full Time
  • Hours
  • 37
  • Job type
  • Social Work - Adults
  • Job reference
  • orbis/TP/198701/29860
  • Job reference
  • orbis/TP/198701/29860
  • Number of positions
  • 1
  • Location
  • Eastbourne
  • Salary
  • £42,725 - £45,799 per annum
  • Closing date
  • 12/02/2023
  • 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

 

Do you want to help improve the quality of life for young people with complex needs and learning disabilities? 

If you do, then you could find working as a Senior Practitioner with our Transition Service really rewarding.

We are looking to recruit a Senior Practitioner to join East Sussex County Council’s Transition Service.  Our staff in this Service work with young people who have severe and enduring learning disabilities and may have physical disabilities, their families, and carers, and contribute to making a positive impact to their lives.

As a Senior Practitioner, you will provide advice and guidance to our staff, through daily support and regular supervision. An essential part of the role focuses on the development of our workforce, through identifying training and opportunities.  You will also work closely with our health colleagues and key partner agencies and oversee enquiries relating to Safeguarding.

We are looking for candidates who:

  • hold social worker qualifications
  • have excellent communication skills
  • are committed to training and personal development
  • are able to meet the travel requirements of the post 

The Transition Service supports young people aged between 16 and 25 years and experience working in children’s and adult social care teams is desirable.

Our flexible working arrangements allow for a mix of being home and office based throughout the week. We are a county wide team but based in St Mary’s House, Eastbourne . You will also need to be able to travel across the county to visit clients.

East Sussex County Council is committed to providing you with the support and professional development to make the most of your skills and with the opportunity for career progression.

This role provides you with the opportunity to help others live their lives to the full.

For an informal discussion, please contact Nicky Boyd - Practice Manager on 01323 466166.

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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