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Senior Social Worker

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Suffolk County Council
Place of work:
Kingsfield Centre, Stowmarket
Salary details:
£32,029 - £34,585
Job term:
Full Time
37 per week
Fixed Term
Closing date:
28 April 2019 11:30 PM
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12 Months Fixed Term Contract/ Secondment Opportunity

Stowmarket, Ipswich and East Locality, Adult Community Services.

Take the next step in your Social Work career, to play a key role in our team and make a real difference in Suffolk.

In this role, you will act as a role model, playing a key part in promoting personalisation, independence, wellbeing and choice to people. This will include carrying out the most complex asset-based assessments / reviews, short term enablement plans (STEPs), care and support plans and safeguarding plans.

You will offer ongoing advice in line with the principles of SLCC / Signs of Safety and Wellbeing, promoting self-support, reablement / progression and personalisation. You will, where necessary, provide daily living equipment, adaptations, assistive technology, community and other resources to promote independence and wellbeing. You will also provide supervision to a small number of qualified and unqualified workers in the team.

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.

A relevant social work qualification and HCPC registration is essential, along with continued professional development.

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

For an informal discussion about a post, please call Julia Rodwell, Team Manager on 07717302423.

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 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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