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Senior Practitioner or Social Worker

  • Organisation
  • East Sussex County Council
  • Number of positions
  • 7
  • Location
  • Eastbourne
  • Salary
  • Social Worker from £37,575 to £43,138 Senior Practitioner from £44,650 to £47,724
  • Closing date
  • 30/06/2024
  • Department
  • Adult Social Care and Health
  • Contract type
  • Permanent
  • Work pattern
  • Full Time or Part Time
  • Hours
  • 37 (part time hours considered)
  • Job type
  • Social Work - Adults
  • Job reference
  • orbis/TP/19950/40903
  • Job reference
  • orbis/TP/19950/40903
  • Number of positions
  • 7
  • Location
  • Eastbourne
  • Salary
  • Social Worker from £37,575 to £43,138 Senior Practitioner from £44,650 to £47,724
  • Closing date
  • 30/06/2024
  • Organisation
  • East Sussex County Council
  • Department
  • Adult Social Care and Health
  • Contract type
  • Permanent
  • Work pattern
  • Full Time or Part Time
  • Hours
  • 37 (part time hours considered)
  • Job type
  • Social Work - Adults

 

Brighten up your career, come and join us in Eastbourne on the sunshine coast!

Are you ready to make positive and rewarding changes in your career? Would you like to join a forward-thinking passionate team who will invest in you to make sure you are given the best opportunities to develop and grow your career.

The development of our service has seen the creation of new roles and if you are someone who recognises the strengths in those with Mental Health and Substance Dependency needs in East Sussex, we would like to hear from you.

As an effective advocate, you will promote people’s dignity and well-being by utilising your training, skills, and experience to their fullest. You will have the full support of your colleagues and can call on the resources and experience of partner agencies and the wider community. You will use a strength based and trauma informed approach to manage your caseload.

We will recognise and value your contribution and will invest in your future with us. We ensure a fully supported introduction to employment, competitive pay, rewards, and benefits.

Our Mental Health and Substance Misuse team is based in Eastbourne and our roles offer a hybrid working style, successfully combining office and home working, community visits and allowing you protected focus time. We are happy to consider your needs and can offer either part-time or full-time hours.

We are currently recruiting to the following roles:

  • Senior Practitioner Social Workers (£44,650 to £47,724)
  • Social Workers (£37,575 to £43,138)

When submitting your CV, please confirm which role you are applying for and what hours you would be looking to work.

We are also recruiting to both Senior Resource Officer and Resource Officer roles. Please see our additional adverts via the below link:

Senior Resource Officer and Resource Officer - orbis/TP/1995040905

There are many rewards working for East Sussex County Council, some of these include:

  • Flexible working (part time, 9-day fortnights, hybrid working)
  • Reflective supervision
  • Work and learn from others in our complex risk forum.
  • Specialist training/apprenticeships
  • Generous pension scheme
  • Annual registration fee with Social Worker England will be reimbursed.
  • Access to our extensive wellbeing and wellness training

We offer a diverse range of benefits to help and support you during your employment. More information can be found on our benefits page.

To apply select the ‘Apply now’ button and upload your CV.

Your interview will be held face to face with one of our experienced Practice Managers, along with a representative from one of our partner agencies. We are looking for individuals who can demonstrate core social work values, ensuring social justice; demonstrating the importance of valuing a person’s dignity, worth and focusing on their strengths.

For an informal discussion, please contact Barry Davidson (Practice Manager) on 07552 286468  or barry.davidson@eastsussex.gov.uk

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 sponsorship to work in the UK please let the hiring manager know this in your application so we can check eligibility for sponsorship for the role.

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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