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Social Worker

  • Organisation
  • East Sussex County Council
  • Number of positions
  • 1
  • Location
  • Eastbourne
  • Salary
  • £37,575 - £44,650 per annum
  • Closing date
  • 23/06/2024
  • Department
  • Adult Social Care and Health
  • Contract type
  • Permanent
  • Work pattern
  • Full Time
  • Hours
  • 37
  • Job type
  • Social Work - Adults
  • Job reference
  • orbis/TP/198701/40972
  • Job reference
  • orbis/TP/198701/40972
  • Number of positions
  • 1
  • Location
  • Eastbourne
  • Salary
  • £37,575 - £44,650 per annum
  • Closing date
  • 23/06/2024
  • 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

 

Are you ready to make a real, positive impact on another person’s life? 

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

Our hybrid working arrangements allow for a mix of being home and office based throughout the week. This post covers clients living across the county.    

We are looking for candidates who:

  • Are keen to develop further as a social worker.
  • Can work as part of a team.
  • Have good communication skills and feeling confident in discussions with other  professional disciplines.
  • Have an ability to meet travel requirements of the post.
  • Have a commitment to training and personal development.

To apply for this role please follow the ‘Apply Now’ button above. When completing your application be sure to address how you meet all the criteria in the person specification drawing on any relevant work/life experience, education or personal interests.

Interviews will take in person or via MS Teams and we will contact you to arrange this.

Working Pattern: Monday-Thursday 8:30am-5:00pm and Friday 08:30am-4:30pm.

We recognise that this is a challenging specialist role, however East Sussex County Council is committed to providing the support and professional development to make the most of your skills including the opportunity for career progression.

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

We would really like you to choose the Transitions team for your next step in social work and would love to hear from you.

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

For work that makes a difference

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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