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Part Time Social Worker - Adult Learning Disability Team - Permanent

Job Type:
Social Work
Adult Services, Adult Safeguarding, Learning Disabilities
Social Worker
East of England
£36,153 per annum
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Part Time Social Worker - Adult Learning Disability Team - Permanent - Southend - up to £36,153p/a

A skilled, qualified social worker is required for the adult learning disability team at Southend Council for 18.5 hours per week.

The Learning Disability team has statutory responsibility to complete assessments, provide support plans and services and to review these on a regular basis. The successful social worker will undertake Care Act assessments and will support and review adults with a Learning Disability via Self Directed Support with a view to supporting them to achieve greater levels of independence and to achieve agreed outcomes. 


  • Relocation grant of up to £8,000
  • Local government pension scheme
  • Savings of up to £900 on childcare vouchers
  • Car scheme that allows workers to drive a new, fully maintenance, insured car at a lower cost 

You will need to have demonstrable experience of:

  • Preventing hospital admissions
  • Developing flexible and robust care packages
  • Completing mental capacity assessments
  • Working closely with carers
  • Multi-disciplinary working to facilitate hospital discharge
  • Completing complex risk assessments

You will need to have:

  • HCPC registration
  • A social work qualification
  • Excellent knowledge of related legislation such as the Mental Capacity Act
  • Eligibility to work in the UK

For more information please contact

Contact Details:
Tel: 02070466213
Contact: Rachael O'Neill

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