Social Worker First Contact Team

Location Staffordshire
Salary £26 - £26.50 per hour
  • Experience of planning personalised individual support for adults, with a learning disability
  • Understanding of the legislative and policy context of services for adults with a learning disability, including case law and findings from enquiries.
  • Understanding of social care needs and the impact, for individuals, their families and society
  • Knowledge of adult physical, intellectual emotional and social development and family dynamics.
  • Knowledge and some experience of applying the Mental Capacity Act assessments, Best Interest Assessments.
  • Knowledge of mental health legislation including section 117.
  • Understanding of the principles of the different funding streams available to support adults.
  • Experience of working as part of a team, in developing services and the professional practice of colleagues. Experience of enabling individuals and families to develop dynamic options for individuals to progress to independence
  • Evidence of applying a range of theories and models for social work interventions with adults, families groups or communities
  • Curious and passionate about improvement and making a difference
  • Willing to challenge accepted models of services and be creative
  • Clear understanding of and commitment to equal opportunities and anti-discriminatory practice