Social Worker – Adults Locality Team

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  • Salary:
    £31,371 - £36,876 / per annum + additional perks
  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    2 months ago
  • Category:
    Social Care
  • Deadline:
    31st December 2019

Job Description

Social Personnel are now recruiting social workers for Southend’s adults locality service.

Role summary:

  • This is an exciting opportunity for a dynamic Social Worker to work in the East Locality Team. The locality team provides assessment and review functions for all age adults and older adults with mental ill health. This is an exciting opportunity for dynamic Social Worker to work in Southend-on-Sea. We are undergoing a large transformation programme across adult social care to develop person-centred pathways and practice which is enabling, supportive and developing communities to become more resilient. This post is crucial to the delivery of person-centred care assessments and supporting adults to remain as independent as possible. Working alongside health colleagues to prevent adults from being admitted to long term residential care and supporting interdependence with the community, you will support adults and their carer’s as a ‘change agent’ to build on their strengths, assets and abilities to self-manage. If you are a person who is passionate and highly motivated about developing services within a health and social care perspective we would want to hear from you. In return we will offer professional supervision; appraisal and regular training. With an exciting and stimulating ambition in place for Southend 2050, a clear five year roadmap of key outcomes and an internal transformation programme that is changing our business delivery including refreshed values and behaviours – Southend is an exhilarating place to be! You may be required to work in a variety of Social Work teams depending on the business need, there also might be a need to work outside the core hours and on weekends and bank holidays when required, including having some on-call responsibility when needed.

What you need:

  • Previous experience in an adult social care team
  • QSW Status – including qualification, HCPC registration and completed ASYE
  • previous experience working with local authorities.
  • Right to work in the UK.


Role Specific Benefits:

  • Join the council as a Social Worker and you can enjoy a range of benefits including: – flexible working, salary car sacrifice scheme and excellent training and development opportunities. They are committed to ensuring that you are supported in this varied and challenging role with the appropriate level of training. A full list of benefits provided by Southend Council can be viewed on the “Why Work For Us?” tab.

Benefits of working with Social Personnel:

  • As a Top Tier agency across many local authorities nationwide, Social Personnel have access to jobs earlier than other agencies, giving you the best chance at securing the role.
  • A way to give back to charitable organisations/disadvantaged young people, through our partnership with Youth at Risk, now known as GRIT
  • Simplistic payroll process, taking away the hassle from you – just enjoy your hard earned money each week
  • Training and development opportunities which meet the needs of your career and are tailored to you
  • Receive a £250 referral bonus for every social worker sent to us who gets placed.
  • Your own highly experienced recruitment consultant and dedicated aftercare team
  • Boat Parties, prize giveaways and much, much more…

If you are interested in this position please submit application below or call Trey on 0203 929 4008.