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Social Worker - Learning Disabilities

Job Type:
Temporary
Sector:
Social Work
Category:
Adult Services, Learning Disabilities
Seniority:
Social Worker
Region:
South East, London
Location:
Islington
Salary:
£30 per hour
Posted:
25/10/2018
Job Ref:
ALA-79895

Social Worker - Learning Disabilities - Islington - £28 to £30 per hour

This post requires a social worker with extensive social work experience in statutory adults' services. The ideal candidate must have experience of working with adults with global learning disabilities and mental health/forensic needs and/or significant challenging behaviour.  

The post holder will be primarily working with people who are part of the transforming care cohort, who are either currently in an inpatient setting, or at risk of hospital admission. This role will be supporting them to transfer into community settings or prevent community placement from breaking down. Therefore the applicant must have working experience of the MHA and MCA and resettlement from hospital. 

Benefits as a Learning Disabilities Social Worker:

  • Long term contract 
  • Competitive pay rate 
  • Supportive team 

As a Adults 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. 
  • 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. 
  • Be responsible for all aspects of case management including safeguarding and mental capacity assessments. 
  • 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. 
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 swapplications@liquidpersonnel.com

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 scheme

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

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