Independence and Wellbeing Advisors – Weekend/Evening

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Contract Type Temporary
Duration
Location Suffolk
Job Type Part-time
Hours per week Various
Rate From £8.98 to £9.81 per hour, rising to £9.81 after 12 weeks

About the job:

Are you looking to start a career in Social Work?

Or are you studying for a qualification within Social Work and are keen to gain some employment knowledge alongside your studies?

Are you a passionate, motivated, resilient individual who would like a role that really makes a difference?

We are currently sourcing for several Independence and Wellbeing Advisors to join a large team of qualified professionals who will support and enable Suffolk County Council to fulfil its statutory duties to vulnerable adults, children and families.

As an Independence and Wellbeing Advisor you will be the first point of contact for social care enquiries relating to Suffolk residents, including Adult services, Children and Young People’s services and Mental Health referrals. This will include, managing different contact channels (telephone, email, webchat), dealing with a diverse range of individuals with a variety of queries and demands of differing complexity.

Some contacts will be from vulnerable individuals, so successful candidates will be required to have the following attributes;

-Strong attention to detail

-Exceptional customer service

-The ability to work within a pressurised target driven environment.

-Comfortable with dealing with sensitive information

-Passionate about Social Work & delivering

No day will be the same within this role, you will have to demonstrate strong resilience at times, work to strict deadlines and provide a high quality of service. However, this role will also bring career progression, highly rewarding role, helping make a difference and job satisfaction!

For more information or to process your application for our Assessment Day, 1st December 2021 please apply now.

  • Weekends & Evening Shifts Only Available (this will include a variety of shift start and end times)
  • Initially 12 weeks temporary with opportunity to apply for a permanent position after this time
  • 12 month ongoing temporary contracts also available

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