Adults Qualified Social Worker – The Preparation for Adulthood team #0008891F1

February 16, 2024
£30 - £30 / hour

Job Description

The following is essential criteria, please do not apply without:

– Degree in Social Work

– SWE Registration

– Right to work within the UK

Qualified social worker with experience – 37 hours per week

The Preparation for Adulthood team is a based in adult services; the work of the team is driven by an adult legislative framework, including, Care Act 2014, Mental Capacity Act 2005, Mental health Act 1983. Social workers work alongside individuals who have special educational needs and who have illness and/or disability as they prepare for adulthood and continue to work alongside them until they reach 25 years of age.
Here in Warrington, we are committed to our social workers playing a fundamental role in the lives of some of the most vulnerable people in our town. Our vision and values are focused on working in partnership to shape a health and social care system to be proud of; one that is fit for the future and built to last.
Our vision is for young people with additional needs to have the best school or college experience, find meaningful occupation, live as independently as possible, feel valued and be part of their local community.
We are seeking to recruit an experienced, enthusiastic and motivated social worker who has a sound working knowledge of applying legislation, completing strength- based assessments, managing risk and working creatively to support young people to achieve their outcomes. It is desirable for applicants to have knowledge and experience of learning disability or autism or physical disability or mental illness.
You will need to have excellent communication skills and have experience of building and sustaining relationships with young adults, their families and a range of other agencies.
You will be part of an inclusive and supportive team where you will be valued and can shape the services we offer.

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

You must have:

  • A professional qualification in social work and experience of working with Adults
  • Social Work England registration.
  • Post qualified experience.
  • 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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