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Social Worker - Shared Lives


24630.00 - 32145.00 GBP per year, 24630 - 32145


Thurrock, Essex, Essex, RM17 6SL


Permanent Full time

Posted by

Vacancy Filler

Date Posted

05 Dec




An exciting opportunity has arisen in our Complex Care Team. We are looking for a qualified social worker with at least two year experience to join this supportive team and highly skilled team.

You will be working with Adults with learning disabilities and people with impairments, people currently in Shared Lives placements and any new arrangements. The post holder will also assist with the new Transformation initiatives.

Also, to work closely with colleagues in commissioning, shared lives provider, families, carers, health and agencies in order to meet the care and support needs, and outcomes for our service users.

You will become part of a very stable, award winning team, where we provide the opportunity for you to grow and develop and join a very innovative and supportive service.

You will need to be an excellent communicator and able to work alongside colleagues in Health and Voluntary organisations.

Adult Social Care has so much to offer you, and we look forward to see what you can offer Adult Social Care.

The post is for a 2 year secondment and will be 37 hours per week.

For an informal discussion please call Bosa Osunde on 01375 652649 (x64931)

A Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check at an enhanced level is required for this role.

Our vision – Thurrock: a place of opportunity, enterprise and excellence where individuals, communities and businesses flourish.

Thurrock is an exciting place to live and work. We are an emerging cultural and arts centre, home to the production centre for the Royal Opera House and the National Skills Academy for Creative and Cultural Skills. We have retail and leisure that is among the best, with the magnificent intu Lakeside, and breath-taking countryside all around. There is over 1,000 acres of land ready for commercial development and there are likely to be 30,000 new homes built with transport links that can get you into London and other parts of the UK quickly and easily.

We are an area of massive growth; £6bn has already been invested by the private sector in Thurrock. We have seen 7,000 new jobs created, with a further 30,000 anticipated in the next 20 years, and 1,170 new businesses in the borough, with leading centres in ports and logistics, retail and creative industries.

Thurrock Council is an Investors in People (IIP) Gold accredited organisation and committed to equal opportunities. As a Disability Confident Employer, disabled people will be offered an interview where they meet all essential criteria on the person specification. We champion flexible working and job share applications are welcome.

We serve a diverse community where people are different yet equal. Diversity underpins everything we do.

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