- Suffolk County Council
- Place of work:
- Carlton Court Hospital, Carlton Colville; Riverside, Lowestoft
- Salary details:
- £28,221 - £33,907
- Job term:
- Full Time
- 37 per week
- Closing date:
- 17 February 2019 11:30 PM
North Locality, Lowestoft, Adult and Community Services.
- Grade 5, £28,221 to £32,233, Flexible Care and Support Team
- Grade 6, £31,401 to £33,907, Independence Wellbeing Service.
We welcome Newly Qualified Social Workers, who start at £26,470 rising to £27,358.
As a qualified professional you will act as a role model, playing a key part in promoting personalisation, independence, wellbeing and choice by providing a Social Care service to people, which will include carrying out the most complex asset-based assessments / reviews, short term enablement plans (STEPs), care and support plans, and safeguarding plans.
You will offer ongoing advice in line with the principles of SLCC / Signs of Safety and Wellbeing; promoting self-support, reablement / progression and personalisation where necessary, to provide daily living equipment, adaptations, assistive technology, community and other resources to promote independence and wellbeing.
This is an exciting time for Adult and Community Services and we are currently recruiting following a redesign of our social care service, putting in place locality and partnership working, and enhancing our integration with health to keep the residents of Suffolk at the centre of what we do.
A relevant Social Work qualification and HCPC registration is essential, along with continued professional development.
You will be required to travel frequently in rural areas, so you must hold a full driving licence and have access to personal transport.
* The salary ranges are in line with our ACS (Adult Community Services) Social Work Services Progression Scheme.
For an informal discussion only, please contact Janet Elliott on (01502) 674570.
Please read the Job and Person Profile before applying.
This advert contains both Grade 5 and 6 vacancies and you can apply for one or both Grades.
Please indicate within your application the specific grade post/s you are applying for, in line with the Job and Person Profile.
This authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. DBS checks or police vetting will be required for relevant posts.
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