Hours of work: 37 hours per week
Working pattern: Full-time
Closing date: Sunday 13 December 2020
For an informal discussion, please contact Nicky Boyd - Transitions Service Manager on 01323 466166 or Lizzie Hoare - Practice Manager on 01323 747117.
About the role
Within the Learning Disability team there are two vacancies for a social worker.
The first vacancy is within our Transition Service supporting young people from the ages of 16-25 with disabilities to move into adult services in a planned and personalised way. We are looking for a motivated and proactive qualified Social Worker who is committed to ensuring that the service supports young people and their families to make choices about their future that are individual, timely and appropriate to join our growing team.
If you are positive about enabling young people to move into adult services in a person centred way and have a creative approach to support planning then we want to hear from you.
You will need to have recent experience of children’s social work and a thorough knowledge of relevant legislation relating to children with disabilities.
The second vacancy is within our Adult Learning Disability Assessment and Care Management Team - West, based at The Bellbrook Centre, Uckfield.
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.