Recruiting countywide for Social Workers in Adult Social Services, Adult Community Services (ACS).
Working to find the right specialist service, team and location for you in Suffolk.
We have vacancies in the following areas: (See team description for further details about the teams)
Please indicate on the application form which vacancy you are interested in applying for.
We recognise that our staff are our greatest resource and with you in our team, we can achieve some of our authority's priorities of enabling everyone to live long, healthy and fulfilling lives, while safeguarding the most vulnerable people in Suffolk.
As a professional Social Worker, you will play a key role in promoting personalisation, independence, wellbeing and choice by providing a social care service to adults with care and support needs and their carers; carrying out complex strengths-based assessments / reviews, short term enablement plans, specialist mental capacity assessments, support plans and safeguarding plans.
As part of ACS, you will have the opportunity to empower Suffolk residents to lead safe, healthy and fulfilling lives. You will strive to support independence amongst people accessing our services, using our Supporting Lives, Connecting Communities framework and Signs of Safety and Wellbeing practice approach. This approach draws on strengths, resources and networks that people and families have, to identify and build solutions that work for them and respects people as experts in their own lives.
The ACS service
We aim to support people achieve the outcomes that matter to them in their lives, promoting their wellbeing and independence through both statutory and non-statutory interventions and preventing or reducing their need for reliance on others.
We are ambitious in what we want to achieve with you, your team and service in the future. Our focus is on early intervention, recovery and enabling people to live a healthy and independent life for as long as possible; exercising choice and control while ensuring safety, dignity and quality of life.
You will hold a key role within a multidisciplinary team comprising of:
We offer you:
The benefits include:
This organisation positively encourages the use of technology to communicate and engage, but in this role you will need to operate across a wide and rural area, so you must either hold a full and current driving licence and have access to personal transport or meet the mobility requirements of the role through other reasonable and suitable means.
A relevant social work qualification and Social Work England registration is essential.
For more information about geographical areas and services, please view the ACS map of Suffolk.
For a chat about this role, please email: email@example.com or call:
Apply by CV and a short online form and we will support you in finding the right team for you.
If you are considering applying for a secondment, please read the secondment policy and ensure you have sought permission to apply before completing your application.
This authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. DBS checks or police vetting will be required for relevant posts. We are also committed to flexible working. For the types of flexible or part time working available for specific roles, please see the Job and Person Profile. Suffolk County Council - welcoming diversity.