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Newly Qualified Social Worker (Adult Services)

  • Employer: East Sussex County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/1223/12528
  • Published: Mon 15/03/2021, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 02/05/2021, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37
  • Salary: £29,594 - £31,968 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: to be confirmed

Job introduction

NEWLY QUALIFIED SOCIAL WORKERS (ADULT SERVICES)
Opportunities in East Sussex
Social Work with Adults

Hours of work: 37 hours per week
Working pattern: Full-time

Closing date: Sunday 02 May 2021
Interviews will be held week commencing Monday 17 May 2021

For further details please contact:

Julie Barnes, Project Officer, Adult Social Care
Telephone 07849307587 / e-mail: julie.barnes@eastsussex.gov.uk

About the role

Newly Qualified Social Workers in Adult Services - Opportunities across East Sussex
Hours of work: 37 hours per week
Working pattern: Full-time

Closing date: Sunday 02 May 2021
Interviews will be held week commencing: 17 May 2021 (virtually via Microsoft Teams)

 

Job Introduction

Adult Social Care Newly Qualified Social Workers

Join our innovative social work teams and work in a progressive, committed, learning environment where staff are supported and valued.  At East Sussex County Council we are driven by a passion to improve outcomes for adults and their families and carers.  To achieve this we need ambitious, creative and professionally curious social workers who want to make a difference to people’s lives.

Supporting and promoting independence

The role involves working with adults, their families and carers within their communities through strengths-based approaches, enabling people to identify the outcomes they want to achieve and support them to find their own solutions within their local communities.

Opportunities are now available for Newly Qualified Social Workers to join our 2021 Assessed and Supported Year in Employment (ASYE) programme.  Positions are within community teams across the county who support and safeguard adults with a range of care and support needs including:

  • Physical health issues;
  • Learning disability;
  • Mental health/substance misuse;
  • Sensory impairment;
  • Older people;
  • Adults in hospital.

A supportive environment

We know social work can be a demanding job so we believe in nurturing our staff by providing a supportive environment.  Our ASYE programme is well established and highly rated by our NQSWs.  Supervision is a priority, as is the sharing of skills, knowledge and learning and we strongly encourage and support you to develop resilience. In our increasingly digitally dynamic organisation, we enable you to work flexibly and make sure you are equipped with the technology to achieve this.

A wide range of benefits

In addition to a competitive salary, we offer a range of benefits including:

  • *Relocation scheme for newly appointed employees.
  • We offer a range of ways to help staff travel to and from work:
    • Interest-free loans for season tickets;
    • Interest-free loans for bicycles (as well as secure bike sheds and showers at some locations);
    • * car and motorbike leasing;
    • Car share scheme;
    • Discounts on bus and train tickets;
    • Competitive vehicle loan scheme;
  • Minimum of 5 days’ training each year;
  • Starting annual leave allowance of 26 days (including statutory and concessionary days);
  • Savings on our childcare vouchers;
  • Excellent Local Government pension scheme;
  • Flexible/agile working;
  • Staff benefits website, which features around 6000 offers and discounts at any given time;
  • Accelerated increment on completion of ASYE programme.

*Criteria applies

Who is eligible to apply for the ASYE programme?

You need to have completed your social work qualification and will register with Social Work England by September 2021, and not to have previously completed an ASYE programme elsewhere

The post requires that you can meet the travel requirements across the county of East Sussex.

You can view the YouTube recruitment video on Careers in Adult Care, East Sussex County Council, please click on the link below:

 

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.

Company information

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.

   

Apply Now

  • Employer: East Sussex County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/1223/12528
  • Published: Mon 15/03/2021, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 02/05/2021, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37
  • Salary: £29,594 - £31,968 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: to be confirmed