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Independence and Wellbeing Practitioners

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Suffolk County Council
Place of work:
Landmark House, Ipswich
Salary details:
£19,819 - £25,463
Job term:
Full or Part Time
37 per week
Closing date:
20 March 2019 11:30 PM
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South Rural Team, Ipswich and East, Adult and Community Services.

You will need to be a motivated practitioner with positive mindset, to take up this opportunity to work as part of a new integrated health and social care team; promoting personalisation, independence, wellbeing and choice, carrying out asset-based assessments / reviews.

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 an area social work team, 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, and 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.

You will be required to travel frequently in rural areas, so you must hold a valid driving licence and have access to personal transport.

For an informal discussion only, please contact Julia Rodwell on 07717 302423.

The salary range is in line with our ACS (Adult Community Services) Social Work Services Progression Scheme.

Please read the Job and Person Profile before applying.

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 required for relevant posts. Suffolk County Council - welcoming diversity.

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