Job Description

Social Worker (to start 04/01/22)
Community Learning Disability Team, Trafford Council.
Sale Waterside Floor 1 , Tatton Road, Sale , M33 7ZF

The required post is for an experienced Social Worker to join a team who support Adults with a diagnosed Learning Disability and complex needs. In accordance to government guidelines this comprises of home working (a think pad / mobile telephone and equipment will be provided to workers). Initial requirements of connecting with systems will require some attendance at Sale Waterside – this is a COVID Secure site with measures in place to help safety.

The employed Social Worker will be required to evidence completion of vaccinations regarding COVID 19 (2 doses and booster being administered)

Co working with community based health colleagues is part of this role.

• The employed agency worker will be allocated duty slots / some safeguarding work and reassessments to complete as opposed to longer term, complex case work. Additionally to this the worker will also attend and represent the team within CHC Meetings (Screening and DST- decision support tool)

• This Social Worker is required to meet the statutory requirements outlined in the Care Act, Mental Capacity Act & Safeguarding, to assess need and formulate support plans. This resource will also maintain re assessment functions for the team

• The team completes its own screening function and there will be a requirement to provide Social Work advice/support is required to ensure decision making is robust and complies with legal requirements.

• Social work requirement to attend CHC MDT meetings and if required provide evidence to support funding challenges to Resolution panel.

What’s on offer for the Social Worker

· Excellent competitive pay rate – paid weekly!

· Excellent management structure with experienced leaders

· Desirable location with excellent transport links

· A stable and well-supported working environment

You must have:

  • A professional qualification in social work and experience of working with Adults
  • Social Work England registration.
  • Post qualified experience.
  • Enhanced DBS/Update service.
  • References required for the last 5 years of employment.

Benefits of working with

  • Free on-going training opportunities upon registering as part of our commitment to you.
  • Competitive Rates of pay
  • In house payroll, providing weekly payments and support
  • Enhanced DBS completed.
  • Support and expert advice from an approachable, dedicated and friendly team
  • An assigned dedicated & experienced consultant
  • Various employment opportunities in your preferred geographical area
  • Flexible hours to meet your needs, full or part time
  • Recommend a friend bonus scheme
  • “Find your own job” bonus – get £250 for bringing your own position to us *

If you would like to find out more information about this role, or the other opportunities have available feel free to click the 'Apply' button below or contact the team on 0161 4199285**