Social Worker – Adults - Learning Disabilities

Location Essex, England
Salary £228.60 - £240.60 per day

This is a social worker position within the Meaningful Lives Matter Review Team for LD & Autism. Candidates need to have current experience in an LD team. Please see JD attached. This role required travelling throughout Essex so please ensure all candidate have a driving license and access to their own vehicle. In line with government legislation, all colleagues who work in a CQC registered care home or will need to attend such a setting as part of their role must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. This role has been deemed in scope of this legislation and therefore to be considered for the role you must confirm on application you are fully vaccinated or will be fully vaccinated by November 11th 2021, or that you are exempt. Evidence of vaccination or exemption will be required as part of the pre-employment checks ECC will undertake on you.
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