Social Worker – Adults - Learning Disabilities

Location Essex, England
Salary £234.60 - £239.00 per day
This position is based in the Adults Learning Disabilities and Autism Team in Goodman House, Harlow. Candidates must have current experience in an Adult LDA team and are happy to conduct visits and assessment throughout West Essex. Sorry, newly qualified social workers will not be considered. Please note all social care roles within ECC require driving, all applicants will need a full driving licence and access to their our vehicle.
Working to support adults, and their families, who have complex social needs and are more vulnerable as a result of disability, exclusion, or diminished capacity, you’ll maximise their potential to live independently.

With case work focusing on the most complex and challenging adult cases, you’ll ensure that adults and their families are safeguarded. You’ll share ideas and best practice, providing specialist advice as part of a multi-disciplinary team sharing your knowledge as a Social Worker.

We currently have an opportunity for Social Workers, within our West Essex area.

West Essex is unique as it borders London boroughs, Hertfordshire, Cambridgeshire and has close links to NHS partners in the area. This offers the opportunity for those joining us in West Essex to be involved in initiatives that run across authorities and organisations. With close proximity to bordering counties and North East London the area is ideal for those that want to commute into Essex.


Learning Disabilities and Autism Team


Joining a LD&A team at Essex means you will be working in a supportive and innovative environment enabling you to develop your own ideas to make meaningful changes to the service user’s lives. Working with community groups, family and carers you will ensure advocacy for people with learning disability and/or autism. The work of our teams is centred around 4 themes:

Building and enabling community lead initiatives

Facilitating independence where possible

Ensuring a person-centred approach

Assist and champion the meaningful lives matter programme