Hours of work: 37 hours per week
Working pattern: Full-time
Closing date: Sunday 5th December 2021
For an informal discussion about the roles please call Sebastian Barnes or Angela Forero, Operations Manager’s on 01323 466444
About the role
SOCIAL WORK AND OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY POSTS
Are you looking for a role which will value your experience and confidence to deliver an outstanding service to clients? Would you like to work within a service that is friendly, reflective and values the wellbeing of its staff, including recognising the importance of a work life balance? If so, join us.
We are looking for enthusiastic, motivated, forward-thinking Social Workers and Occupational Therapist’s to join our friendly teams. We are looking for practitioners who would relish the opportunity to work in a service that is adapting to the challenging demands of our County and open to fresh ideas and new ways of working.
We have developed a learning culture and are committed to offer opportunities for you to progress your career and/or increase your professional learning, e.g. BIA, AMHP and practice teaching. We would welcome applications of Practitioners experienced in other areas of social care practice who have a passion for mental health and substance misuse work.
Because we know it's a tough job, we ensure our staff have the tools and support they need to flourish including:
- flexible working practices supported by the latest technology.
- access to expert advice and support from qualified social work managers - including reflective supervision and a complex risk forum.
- evidence-based team learning, group reflective practice, online research tools.
- specialist training in partnership with Brighton University.
Thinking of relocating? East Sussex offers relocation packages. We have miles of beautiful beaches and woodland. We have affordable housing, historic towns and easy connections to London and the south east.
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 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.
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.