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Independence and Wellbeing Practitioner

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Suffolk County Council
Place of work:
Sudbury Health Centre, Sudbury
Salary details:
£19,819 pro rata
Job term:
Part Time
18.5 per week
Closing date:
22 February 2019 01:00 PM
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This is an exciting time for Adult and Community Services and we are currently recruiting following a redesign of our social care service, putting in place locality and partnership working and enhancing our integration with health. Our redesign keeps the residents of Suffolk at the centre of what we do. 

The main purpose of your role will be to work with customers, to identify and deliver personalised good quality outcomes to the highest standards, to support and maximise their independence and wellbeing.

This will include working as a Trusted Assessor, assessing functional ability, providing advice, daily living equipment, adaptations, assistive technology, community and other resources with an emphasis on reablement and Digital Care solutions, promoting and maximising independence and wellbeing. 

You will work as part of area social work teams alongside colleagues and practitioners across the Health and Voluntary sector to support effective integration between health and social care ensuring systems are joined up and accessible for all our customers.

You will be expected to promote Suffolk County Council’s vision, objectives and priorities effectively to your customers, our partners, as well as the public and inspire others by role modelling our organisational values at all times. You will promote a culture of value for money, outcome-based customer focus and continuous improvement.

For an informal discussion, please contact Dawn Thompson on 07860 778981. 

Please read the Job and Person Profile before applying for this job.

This authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. DBS checks or police vetting will be required for relevant posts. We are also committed to flexible working.  For the types of flexible or part time working available for specific roles, please see the Job and Person Profile. Suffolk County Council - welcoming diversity.

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