Transition social Worker

Salary £32 per hour
Discipline


Transition social Worker / Preparing for adulthood

Working with disabled young people 14 - 25 years old within a 0 - 25 Special Educational Needs Disability (SEND) Team.

  • Focusing on young adults 18+ Key legislations / Knowledge:
  • Care Act 2014,
  • Mental Capacity Act 2005,
  • Mental Capacity Act & Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards 2009,
  • Mental Health Act 1983, Section 42 enquiries, Deprivation of Liberty process, Continuing Health Care, Telecare.

It will be an advantage to have knowledge of
  • the Children Act 1989,
  • Children and Families Act 2014,
  • SEND Code of Practice 2014,
  • Care Leavers Act 2000, 2018,
  • Being a BIA will be an advantage.

Duties:
  • Undertaking care act assessments,
  • transitioning young people from Children Services to Adult Services,
  • care and support plan reviews,
  • mental capacity assessments,
  • Community DOL (Compiling COPDOL11s),
  • attending Education,
  • Health and Care Plan reviews,
  • Looked After Children Reviews in preparation for adulthood for care leavers,
  • Conducting Best Interest Decision Meetings,
  • Safeguarding Adult (Section 42 enquiries ).
  • Staying Put Arrangements or Shared lives Skills:
  • Good communications skills (Verbal and written),
  • Report writing,
  • Assessment skills,
  • Critical reflection,
  • Analytical skills,
  • Creativity,
  • panel presentation,
  • partnership working with Health, schools, colleges, compiling COPDOL11s for community DOLS,
  • Team player,
  • Duty system,
  • case management,
  • decision making skills,
  • risk assessments