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Social Workers 67661 SSLE (3)

North Norfolk

Full Time

Norfolk County Council

Closing Date: 14/09/21

Rebecca House, North Walsham

Level 1: £30,451 to £32,234 per annum

Level 2: £32,910 to £34,728 per annum

37 hours per week

Permanent contract

We are looking for qualified social workers to join our Northern Locality Adult Community Care Team, of Practice Consultants, Social Workers, Occupational Therapists and Assistant Practitioners, based at our offices in Fakenham or North Walsham.

We are located in the beautiful area of North Norfolk with 45 miles of stunning coastline, Blue Flag beaches, the unique Deep History Coast and breath-taking countryside.

North Walsham and Fakenham are Norfolk Market Towns, keeping the traditional weekly market alive, alongside numerous small independent businesses, cafes, high street names and multiple supermarkets. They have a range of nurseries, schools and colleges with good and outstanding Ofsted reports, new housing developments and sporting and social facilities.

We have embraced the Living Well approach and have embedded the value of individuals strengths, family and community support, to enable people to remain as independent and resilient as possible.

We are looking to recruit a new team member who will be committed to working with our service user group of people over 65 years and younger adults with Physical Disabilities, to support and enable the best possible life outcomes. Ideally, you will have experience of working with this user group, a good understanding of the Care Act, Mental Capacity and Best Interest work, Safeguarding and be computer literate.

Our offices are co-located with our health colleagues, enabling a mutually supportive MDT approach to working with the people of North Norfolk. We have strong links with our GP surgeries and multi-agency teams who work across the locality.

We offer a warm welcome, modern office environment, flexible working hours, the ability to work remotely, regular professional supervision and annual professional development focus, as well as access to regular training opportunities.

For an informal discussion about the vacancy please contact Team Managers Katherine Audus, Debbie Brown or Debbie Everett on 01692 500550.

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 Rebecca House, North Walsham.  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.