Social Worker - Adult Learning Disabilities

Location Kensington & Chelsea
Salary £28 - £31 per hour
Discipline

To manage a caseload of people with learning disabilities (and complex needs) to include Health Action Planning, Person Centred Planning, Risk Management and Carers Assessments.

To highlight and investigate (where appropriate) safeguarding events.

To work in partnership with relevant health professionals.

To provide timely and responsive assessments, re-assessments and/or reviews delivering personalised care to support users and carers, encouraging maximum independence and safety.

To provide Case Management, Health Action Planning and Person Centred Planning.

To participate in Continuing Health Care (CHC) Assessments where appropriate.

To assess, according to the agreed eligibility criteria and organise the equipment, adaptations and services required in a safe, timely and effective manner.

To develop an understanding of a variety of methods of overcoming and managing problems of daily living (using alternative techniques, arranging equipment, equipment trials, minor adaptations, home care services, re-ablement, direct payments) and be able to advise (and as relevant demonstrate to) clients, relatives and carers on their application, suitability and safe usage.

To participate in the Community Learning Disability Team’s duty service.

To liaise effectively and work in partnership with statutory and voluntary organisations and any other relevant agencies.