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Social Worker - Learning Disabilities

Job Type:
Temporary
Sector:
Social Work
Category:
Adult Services, Learning Disabilities
Seniority:
Social Worker
Region:
West Midlands
Location:
Staffordshire
Salary:
£26.50 per hour
Posted:
28/09/2017
Job Ref:
JED-63504

Social Worker - Learning Disabilities - Staffordshire - £26.50 per hour 

My Client requires an experienced Social Worker to join their learning disabilities team in a supportive and well-connected team in Staffordshire.

The post holder would be focusing on reviewing high cost placements and packages of care. They need someone with strong learning disabilities experience and someone who is able to work autonomously. 

Interviews are being held next week so please do not hesitate to apply now!

As a Learning Disabilities Social Worker, you will:

  • Act as the key person in case managing a range of service users with learning disabilities and their carers who require additional support or guidance in order to identify their needs and who may need close monitoring or frequent reviews and interventions to minimise and manage risk or where best interest decisions may be required. To provide assistance, guidance and direction to colleagues and assist senior colleagues and managers as required. 
  •  To lead on and complete holistic assessments and reviews of the social care and general health needs of individuals with learning disabilities by working in line with the Council's 'Promoting Independence' commitment. This will be in partnership with individuals, carers, professional staff in other agencies and service providers to establish arrangements and services that meet their assessed needs and promote independence, choice and control. 
  •  To be responsible for all aspects of case management including safeguarding and mental capacity assessments. 
  •  To adhere to the standards of proficiency set by the Health and Care professional Council so that registration can be maintained and learning or development needs are duly accounted for in supervision and appraisals. 

As a Learning Disabilities Social Worker, you MUST be:

  • HCPC registered
  • Eligible to work in the UK

Why Liquid Personnel?

  • Discounts on groceries, clothing and many high street stores with “My Liquid Rewards”
  • Free DBS and compliance service
  • Access to exclusive roles that aren't available from other agencies  
  • Your own dedicated consultant with extensive social work knowledge
  • Access to a wide selection of social work positions across the UK
  • Networking opportunities at numerous candidate events
  • “Refer a Friend” bonus - get £200 for each social worker you refer who we successfully place
  • “Find your own job” bonus – get £250 for bringing your own position to us
  • Twice weekly payroll
  • Free social work training events and CPD webinars    

Liquid Personnel is an equal opportunities employer. Liquid Personnel Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. 

Contact Details:
Tel: 0161 235 6844
Contact: Jamie Edwards

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