Hours of work: 37 hours per week
Working pattern: Full-time
Closing date: Sunday 9 August 2020
For an informal discussion, please contact Kalpana Dorlikar - Practice Manager on 01424 726601.
About the role
If you care about making a difference and enjoy working as a leader – I’d love to hear from you! We are looking for enthusiastic, motivated, forward-thinking Senior Practitioner Social Workers aspiring Social Workers to join and lead our friendly teams. Would you relish the opportunity to work in a service that is adapting to the challenging demands of our County and is open to fresh ideas and new ways of working? Join us and work alongside and lead practitioners who care as much about individual outcomes as you. Focusing on the strengths and resilience of the person ensuring they are in a safe space and with the specialist support in place to ensure their social care needs are met.
If you are BIA qualified and or a warranted AMHP we would love to hear from you, if you are not, we offer excellent training and career progression opportunities as well as a variety of staff benefits. You will be registered with a relevant professional organisation i.e. Social work England. You will have a comprehensive understanding of the needs of individuals with severe and enduring mental health needs. You will also learn from some of the most dedicated and inspirational people in our profession.
Do you enjoy working outside of normal hours in a position that is always varied and fulfilling and requires you to work independently? We also have opportunities working in our Emergency Duty Team on a rota (post attracts incremental enhancements and you must have three years AMHP experience).
There is likely to be the expectation of working from home in the Covid 19 recovery period which you will be given the opportunity to continue should you wish. You will need to be able to travel across the County to cover the extensive catchment area of the team to fulfil the needs of the role.
For an informal chat, please contact Kalpana Dorlikar on 01424 726601.
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.
From 6 April 2011 the Home Office has placed a permanent restriction on the number of migrant workers that all Tier 2 (General) Sponsors can recruit. 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.
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.