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Appointee and Deputyship Team Case Worker

  • Organisation
  • East Sussex County Council
  • Number of positions
  • 2
  • Location
  • Eastbourne
  • Salary
  • £26,539 - £27,196 per annum
  • Closing date
  • 28/07/2024
  • Department
  • Adult Social Care and Health
  • Contract type
  • Permanent
  • Work pattern
  • Full Time
  • Hours
  • 37
  • Job type
  • Finance
  • Job reference
  • orbis/TP/2729/41496
  • Job reference
  • orbis/TP/2729/41496
  • Number of positions
  • 2
  • Location
  • Eastbourne
  • Salary
  • £26,539 - £27,196 per annum
  • Closing date
  • 28/07/2024
  • Organisation
  • East Sussex County Council
  • Department
  • Adult Social Care and Health
  • Contract type
  • Permanent
  • Work pattern
  • Full Time
  • Hours
  • 37
  • Job type
  • Finance

 

Do you want to make a positive difference to vulnerable people’s lives?

If you do, we have an exciting opportunity in the Appointee & Deputyship Team (ADT) of Adult Social Care (ASC), for an Appointee & Deputyship Team Case Worker:

As a Case Worker you will be supporting adults to manage their finances and make decisions in their best interests. You will review and manage clients’ finances, including benefits and income applications, payment of bills and expenses.  Make applications to the Court of Protection (CoP) and Department of Work and Pensions (DWP)

We are looking for candidates who:

  • Have excellent communication skills.
  • Are organised, self-motivated and proactive.
  • Have a good level of numeracy.
  • Are a Team player.
  • Can work under pressure.

Your training will include gaining accreditation with the Association of Public Authority Deputies

To apply for this role please follow the ‘Apply Now’ button above. When completing your CV and covering letter 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 be carried out in-person, unless you request a virtual interview via MS Teams.  Interviews will take place the week of the 12 August 2024 (TBC). If you are unavailable that week, please let us know and we may be able to schedule an alternative interview date.

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

One of the best things about working for East Sussex is the opportunity to develop yourself and grow. Thomas, Business Intelligence Developer

I’ve worked with the council for over 10 years, and I stay here because I find it really rewarding. I know that I’m making a difference. Joe, Information Analyst

For a discussion about the role, please contact Karen Griffin, Team Manager (07827 937261/karen.griffin@eastsussex.gov.uk) or Hazel Harris, Team Leader (01273 337338/hazel.harris@eastsussex.gov.uk)

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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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