Social Workers – Level 2

  • Job Reference: 58567 SSLE
  • Date Posted: 14 September 2020
  • Employer: Norfolk County Council
  • Website: https://www.norfolk.gov.uk/
  • Location: Norwich, Norfolk
  • Salary: £32,910 to £34,728
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical, Social care
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

The opportunity has arisen for Level 2 Social Workers to join our team in the Central Norwich team although Level 1 applicants will be considered. You will have experience of working with complex cases, will have a sound knowledge of the Care Act (2014), Mental Capacity Act (2005) and Safeguarding. Excellent time management and IT skills are essential.

 

Ideally you will have a thorough working knowledge of Norfolk County Council processes and procedures. Covering Central Norfolk, our team of Social Workers, Assistant Practitioners and Occupational Therapists utilise the Care Act (2014) to assess and provide support to adults living in the community.

 

It’s an exciting time to join us in Adult Social Services as we continue working under the Living Well approach to care. Our approach seeks to embed our vision to support people to be independent, resilient and well in the community. To maintain our approach, we’re investing in our people – who will make it happen and take us forward on our journey.

 

If you are committed to a person-centred and strengths-based way of working, we would be interested in hearing from you. In return, we can offer you the opportunity to work in an exciting and challenging area of Social Care, and you will be supported to develop into the role with regular supervision, training and peer support

 

We’re looking to add to our team of dedicated and passionate social workers in embracing our Living Well agenda and supporting people to be independent, resilient and well.  We are proud of our multi-disciplinary working environment and our positive working relationships with our Health colleagues.

Norfolk is a beautiful county, a real hidden gem with over 90 miles of unspoilt coastline, beautiful 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 everyday 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.

 

For an informal discussion regarding this vacancy, please contact either Alice Petch,

Team Manager, on 01603 217776 or Rachel Clark, Team Manager, on 01603 217713

 

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 County Hall, Norwich.  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.