Locum Adults Social Worker - Neighbourhood Team, North Essex - Working for Essex
Salary: £192 per day PAYE / £207 per day Umbrella
Closing date: 21 Jul 2024
Location: Colchester
Hours: Full-time
Req ID: 17447
Role: Social Care
About the role

Locum Adults Social Worker - Neighbourhood Team, North Essex

Temporary, Full Time

£192 per day PAYE / £207 per day Umbrella

Location: Colchester

Working Style: Community-based worker

Closing Date: 21st July 2024

Please note this is a temporary assignment with a view to start immediately.

Neighbourhood Team

In our aim to align more closely with our Health partners, and partners within the voluntary sector, Adult Social Care is moving towards supporting a neighbourhood model. Working in this way, teams are aligned to specific post code areas managing a triage process, completing assessments, Reviews and Safeguarding enquiries under the care act 2014 supporting an all-age approach.

ASC Neighbourhood teams undertake incoming social work for all age specialisms. All our professionals use a strength-based approach when working with an adult to maintain their independence in a person-centred way to achieve their goals and develop resilience and networks to maintain their wellbeing.

We work with adults to support independence and maximise potential, and work with people with complex needs and diverse situations. Our team values focussed on early intervention and prevention, and a focus on recovery to support adults to achieve individual outcomes. This includes working closely with partners and building networks and community resilience. The team consists of the Team Manager, Deputy Team Manager, Senior Social Workers, Social Worker and Community Support Workers

You will join a knowledgeable and supportive team, who are happy to share their knowledge and in addition, you will have opportunity to undertake training to develop skills and understanding of our case recoding systems and access to Practice Guidance documents required for this role. Regular Team Meetings, Practice Meetings and supervision will also be available to you. The working pattern for this team is Monday to Friday covering core hours of 9am to 5:30pm.

About You

To apply you should be a qualified social worker with a current Social Work England registration. You’ll bring at least 3 years’ social work experience in adult social care, evidence of continuing professional development, and capability of practice in accordance with current professional standards.

The role requires you to be mobile throughout a wider operational area including travelling around the county of Essex and beyond, transporting service users and their belongings and to be able to do so in an emergency. Driving licence and car or the ability to meet the mobility requirements of the role through other means is essential.

To read more please visit: https://www.workingforessex.com/role/adult-social-care/

To view our Organisational Behaviours information please follow this link: https://www.workingforessex.com/organisational-behaviours/

What you should do next

If you are interested in finding out more about this role, we would love to hear from you. Please apply via the Working for Essex website.

Please note that Essex County Council has determined that the off-payroll working rules will apply to this assignment and where a worker elects to provide their services through an intermediary (such as a personal services company) then income tax and primary national insurance contributions will be deducted at source from any payments made to the intermediary.

As part of employment with Essex County Council (ECC) should your role require a DBS check you will be required to register with the DBS update service. The DBS update service ensures all registered DBS certificates are kept up to date and allows authorised parties to view the status of your certificate. This is an annual subscription, and you will be responsible for ensuring this is maintained. For further information on the DBS update service please go to https://www.gov.uk/dbs-update-service

Essex County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment.

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If you have queries on this role or require anything further, please email curve.resourcing@essex.gov.uk