Adults Senior Social Worker #0008EE1C1

May 29, 2024
£30 - £32 / hour

Job Description

Please be aware this is a Long Term Temporary post to start ASAP.

The following is essential criteria:

– Degree in Social Work

– SWE Registration

– Right to work within the UK

The transitions planning team supports young people prepare for adulthood, working closely with those people who are important to them, along with statutory services covering health, education, children’s social care and the voluntary sector. We recognise that preparation for adulthood is a time of celebration, change, choice, decision-making and challenge for all young people.

We are ideally looking for someone with previous experience/knowledge of working in Learning Disability roles. We are looking for someone who can work through to the end of March 24 and are available asap.

We work under the statutory framework of the Care Act 2014, carrying out assessments of need where it has been identified that this will be of significant benefit, prior to the young person reaching adulthood.

Our aim is to plan and support seamless service provision with a focus of working towards young people having an independent life as possible. We aim to work alongside families and professionals to empower young people to recognise and achieve their aspirations and desired outcomes, promoting them having increased choice and control over their lives, and improved connectivity with their local community as they approach and enter adulthood.

We work with young people with learning disabilities, neurodivergence, long term physical health conditions, sensory impairments and those who are care experienced.

The role holder will be a qualified social worker who has experience working with young people or adults with care and support needs, taking a person centred and strengths-based approach to practice. Previous experience of working with young people with a learning disability and working as a senior/advanced practitioner would be preferred. You will have good legal literacy and working knowledge of the Care Act 2014, Children Act 1989/2004, Mental Capacity Act 2005, Children and Families Act 2014, Equality Act 2010 and Human Rights Act 1998, all of which will underpin practice.

Hybrid working – 2/3 day split depending on caseloads/meetings etc

Please be aware this is a Long Term Temporary post to start ASAP.

You must have:

  • A professional qualification in social work
  • 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

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