Social Worker - Transitions

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

To manage a caseload of young people with disabilities (14-25 years) to include EHCP’s, 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.


DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:

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, EHCP’s, Health Action Planning and Person Centred Planning.

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

To work as part of the Transition Service and with the Children with Disabilities Team

To be part-time based with the Children with Disabilities Team and hold complex cases, such as Looked After Children, child protection cases (supervision for Looked after Children, child protection cases will be provided by the Manager of the Children with Disabilities Team).

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.