About The Job
Salary: £35,411 to £38,296
Working pattern: 37 hours per week
Contract type: Permanent
Location: St Richards Hospital, Chichester
Can you work collaboratively and effectively with individuals, building on good partnership working with health colleagues?
In this varied, challenging and rewarding role, you will work with both Health & Social Care colleagues to provide an excellent Social Work service. In West Sussex we have a real focus on strengths- based approaches and community led support. Both you and the team will be working hard to support people to regain their skills and independence following their hospital admission wherever possible.
The successful candidate will have experience of completing Mental Capacity Assessments and Best Interest Decisions under the Mental Capacity Act.
For a full list of the benefits offered to you as a West Sussex County Council employee you can find them on our Rewards and Benefits page.
The reference number for this role is CAFHE04649.
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To apply, please follow the links below to upload your CV and Cover Letter. In your Cover letter outline your motivations for applying and explain how you meet the key skills listed in full and the experience you can bring to the role (please refer to the key skills listed as you will be shortlisted on this) ensuring that any gaps in employment are covered in your CV. Please ensure you have saved the job description attached to the main advert on our website as, once the job has closed, you may not have the opportunity to download again.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check, 5 years referencing and a health check.
Equity, inclusion and accessibility is very important to West Sussex County Council. We welcome and encourage applications from everyone, as this helps us build a diverse and talented workforce, that reflects the communities we serve. We ensure our approach to recruitment is flexible and supportive to enable all applicants to be at their best and to ensure they have the best possible chance of success.
We operate a guaranteed interview scheme for applicants that have a disability, are a veteran or are a care leaver. More information can be found on our application help page.
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