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Senior Social Worker - Community Learning Disability

Job Type:
Social Work
Adult Services, Learning Disabilities
Senior Social Worker
North East
South Tyneside, Tyne and Wear
£31 to £31 per hour
Salary Description:
Up to £31 per hour
Job Ref:

Social Worker - Community Learning Disability - South Tyneside - £31 Per Hour

This position is with the CTLD (Community Learning Disability Team) front door service. The team is focused on achieving good and creative social work to help achieve meaningful outcomes for individuals we serve. We are looking for a qualified social worker with experience of using the Mental Capacity Act, Care Act and is familiar with the care acts eligibility framework.


* Being part of a great team
* Long term contract expected to last the duration of the winter
* Great feedback from current and previous workers in the team

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

* To work directly with people who use services, and those who care for them, as well as families and communities and providers to ensure safe practice and protection from abuse
* Undertake complex assessments and particular those where the degree of risk to the person's human rights, specifically under ECHR Article 5 and Article 8, requires greater volumes of experience and expertise
* Engage effectively with situations requiring the most complex and challenging multi agency input, complex family organisational dynamics, multiple problems/disadvantages, multiple significant risk factors, the need to take into account the Public Interest
* To lead on and continue to develop and embed community led support (CLS); ensuring people have the right support in the area they require it
* Prepare and present cases that require to be taken to Court of Protection on paper, or to a full hearing in consultation with the Councils Legal Services where a person is at risk of, or is currently being deprived of their liberty whilst living in the community in Supported Living, Shared Lives or their own homes or subject to safeguarding concerns
* To help facilitate training, professional development and other learning opportunities for less experienced Social Work staff, on the basis of own expertise, promoting best practice and improved outcomes for clients
* To assist colleagues in promoting, developing and maintaining practice to the highest standard
* Take part in continuous professional development opportunities including regular supervision and appraisal in line with registration with Social Work England's standards; and undertake advanced learning throughout the department

Essential Requirements:

* Social Work England registration
* Eligibility to work in the UK
* Post-qualified experience

Why Liquid Personnel?

* New 'Faster Pay' service getting you paid more quickly
* Twice weekly payroll
* 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: 0161 238 7487
Contact: Michael Doherty

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