Salary: Up to £36,920*
(Basic Salary £28,363 - £33,920 per annual )*
12 month Fixed Term Contract
37 hours per week
We are currently recruiting for a Social Worker to join us in a rare opportunity for our Adult Social Care Team. You will become part of an award winning stable team, where we provide the opportunity to grow, develop and join an innovative support service. We welcome all applications as well as from Approved Mental Health Professionals (AMHPs).
Thurrock prides itself on working differently with our communities, investing in strength based preventative work and intervening in someone's life journey only when necessary. You will need to be an excellent communicator and able to work alongside colleagues in health and voluntary organisations.
We will offer you excellent support, as well as regular caseload audits ensure a manageable workload, good supervision ensures safe practice, and development opportunities will help you grow as a practitioner.
For this post you will need to have at least 1 years' post qualifying experience, and good sound knowledge of working with older people, and people with impairments.
Adult Social Care has so much to offer you, and we look forward to see what you can offer.
A Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check is required at Enhanced Level for this role.
Closing Date: 1 September 2019
Our vision - An ambitious and collaborative community which is proud of its heritage and excited by its diverse opportunities and future.
Thurrock is an exciting place to live and work. We are an emerging cultural and arts centre, home to the production centre for the Royal Opera House and the National Skills Academy for Creative and Cultural Skills. We have retail and leisure that is among the best, with the magnificent intu Lakeside, and breath-taking countryside all around. There is over 1,000 acres of land ready for commercial development and there are likely to be 30,000 new homes built with transport links that can get you into London and other parts of the UK quickly and easily.
We are an area of massive growth; £6bn has already been invested by the private sector in Thurrock. We have seen 7,000 new jobs created, with a further 30,000 anticipated in the next 20 years, and 1,170 new businesses in the borough, with leading centres in ports and logistics, retail and creative industries.
Thurrock Council is an Investors in People (IIP) Gold accredited organisation and committed to equal opportunities. As a Disability Confident Employer, disabled people will be offered an interview where they meet all essential criteria on the person specification. We champion flexible working and job share applications are welcome.
We serve a diverse community where people are different yet equal. Diversity underpins everything we do.
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