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Norfolk County Council
Closing Date: 21/11/21
Attleborough Community and Enterprise Centre
£30,451 to £34,728 per annum, pro rata for part-time
22.25 hours per week
It is an exciting time to join our team of dedicated and passionate social workers. We are looking for a Social Worker to join our follow up team, this will be primarily working closely with patients who have been discharged from hospital by our ‘Home First Hub’ but require long term care planning.
We are embracing our Living Well agenda and supporting people to be independent, resilient and well. We are proud of our multi-disciplinary working environment and positive working relationships with our Health colleagues.
Our team values good listening skills, flexibility, adaptability to new ways of working and a commitment to supporting people to maintain their independence. Workers in our team are open to change, innovative and confident with a focus on strengthening social care across Norfolk. They build strong partnerships with service users and their families, are ambitious about what people can achieve and explore ideas for positive outcomes that are fit for purpose and best value for money.
Our team is experienced with working with complex cases, have a sound knowledge of the Care Act (2014), Mental Capacity Act (2005) and Safeguarding, as well as excellent time management and IT skills. Any new staff are supported to develop a thorough working knowledge of Norfolk County Council processes and procedures. Covering South Norfolk, our team of Social Workers, Assistant Practitioners and Occupational Therapists use the Care Act (2014) to assess and provide support to adults living in the community.
We are investing in people who can take us forward on our journey to embed our vision. If you are a registered Social Worker; committed to a person-centred and strengths-based way of working, we would love to hear from you. In return, we can offer you the opportunity to work in an exciting and challenging area of Social Care, where you will be supported to develop into the role with regular supervision, training and peer support.
Norfolk is a beautiful county, a real hidden gem with over 90 miles of unspoilt coastline, scenic countryside, the unique Norfolk Broads, amazing wildlife, picturesque market towns and fabulous seaside resorts. At the heart is the vibrant city of Norwich with excellent shopping, a vast array of restaurants and a pub for every day of the year. Travel links are extensive, with direct rail links to London and Cambridge and Norwich International Airport with flights to Europe and beyond.
Our team is based in South Norfolk with a range of hamlets, villages and market towns. The area is excellent for the outdoor enthusiast with acres of woodland to enjoy walking, hiking and cycling. South Norfolk is ideally positioned to access road and rail links to London and the North.
For an informal discussion regarding this vacancy, please contact Karen Gray (Team Manager) 01603 224478 or Sally Davis (Practice Consultant) 01953 450768.
All our office-based roles are currently working from home as part of our Smarter Working plans and to support the health and safety of all our colleagues. We anticipate that working remotely will be a key feature of this role and when offices re-open your office base will be in Attleborough. Our technology platform and equipment are first class enabling you to connect and collaborate remotely. We ask that you have in place good Broadband connectivity.