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Independence and Wellbeing Practitioners (2 posts)

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Suffolk County Council
Place of work:
West Suffolk House, Bury St Edmunds
Salary details:
£19,819 - £24,657*
Job term:
Full Time
37 per week
Fixed Term
Closing date:
15 November 2018 01:00 PM
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  • Post 1: Grade 4, £19,819 - fixed term / secondment until July 2019.
  • Post 2: Grade 5, £24,657 - fixed term / secondment until May 2019.

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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. As part of this redesign we have also had an investment into our Learning Disabilities and Autism Teams, seeing an increase in this area of workforce.

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.

As per the secondment policy, please ensure you have sought permission to apply before completing your application.

For an informal discussion, please contact Susan Harriott on (01274) 758815.

Please read both Job and Person Profiles before applying for either or both posts. 

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.