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Social Worker - Transitions/ Adults Learning Disabilities

Job Type:
Social Work
Adult Services, Learning Disabilities, Transitions/Leaving Care
Social Worker
South East, London
£28 per hour
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Social Worker - Transitions/Adults Learning Disabilities - Sutton - £28 per hour

This is a 6 month locum social work opportunity to join a specialist Transitions Team that works with young people with special needs, including learning disability, autism and or physical disability who are moving into adult life and from support from Children’s services to Adult Social Care.

The post holder will work with young people aged 18-25, undertaking assessments and support planning under the Care Act 2014 and making sure rights enshrined in the Mental Capacity Act 2005 are in place. The overall aim of the post is to support the young people to get a good start in life, looking at their needs holistically, including social inclusion and future goals.

Benefits as a Social Worker:

  • Long term contract 
  • Competitive pay rate 
  • Supportive team 
About the Role:

  • Experience of working with and engaging young adults and people with learning disabilities is required, also the ability to work with families/carers and the range of agencies that may be involved: SEN, Schools, Health, Voluntary sector and other providers.
  • The work will include Care Act eligibility assessment from age 18 and subsequent reviews and also more in depth work and planning with young people at key points. So this gives the opportunity to do some real relationship based social work and support young people to get a great start in life. The team comprises 4 workers (2 adult and 2 children’s Transitions workers and a team manager and works alongside another small review team for people with complex LD and PD needs.  
Essential Requirements:
  • HCPC registration 
  • Eligibility to work in the UK
  • Previous post-qualified experience

Why Liquid Personnel?

  • New ‘Faster Pay’ service getting you paid more quickly 
  • Twice weekly payroll 
  • 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
  • “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 *

For more information please contact

Liquid Personnel is an equal opportunities employer. Liquid Personnel Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. * Terms and conditions apply to our bonus schemes.

Contact Details:
Tel: 0207 046 6204
Contact: Alex Lawton

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