Qualified Social Worker – Adults - Learning Disabilities

Location Essex
Salary £220 - £240 per day
Discipline
You will be working with people with Learning Disabilities and/or Autism, so a passion for improving opportunities for this group of individuals is essential.

You will be part of a small team responsible for carrying our reviews of Adults with Learning Disabilities and/or Autism in line with the objectives of the MLM program. Social workers manage a caseload, including assessment of risk and purposeful intervention through direct work, commissioned services and review. Quality assuring interventions and balancing need with finance.

Service/Functional Accountabilities

  • Assess complex social care needs and provide support to vulnerable adults, which enable them to live healthily and independently.
  • Develop support plans that gain commitment to solutions that drive the care required for each individual’s needs.
  • Accountable for working within the statutory legal framework, policy and guidance and determining when the threshold for statutory intervention has been reached
  • Work collaboratively building effective relationships with internal and external partnerships and stakeholders, and the voluntary sector to assist children and vulnerable people in gaining support for inclusivity from within the community.
  • Accountable for conducting assessments and plan responses to safeguard a child or vulnerable adult include intervention as required.
  • Develop a client centric approach which enables early intervention and prevention and increases independence.
  • Pro-actively influences in a range of planning, decision making and case discussions inter-agency.
  • Work with families, communities and individuals to help people age well supporting the Council’s wider strategic aims.
  • Specific individual and shared targets and objectives are defined annually within the performance management framework.
  • Skills, Knowledge and Experience
  • Educated to degree level i.e. Diploma or degree in social work, CQSW, CSS or equivalent. Current registration with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) as a registered social worker
  • Evidence of continuing professional development and demonstrable capability of practice in accordance with current professional standards e.g. professional capability framework, knowledge and skills statement.