Learning Disabilities Team – Adult – Full Time
Your new company
An exciting new opportunity has risen in North London for a large local authority, within the Assessment Teams of the Children in Need of Support and Protection service.
Your new role
As the new Social Worker within the Learning Disabilities Team, it will be your responsibility to promote autonomy and development with individuals who have complex social needs who are more vulnerable as a result of disability, exclusion or diminished capacity. You will be working with communities, families and individuals to maximise or promote their personal strengths, social networks and resources. You will also ensure equality of access to services, promoting independence, choice and control at all times.
You will be undertaking complex, needs-led assessments that empower service users and their carers/families, promoting independence whilst concentrating on abilities rather than impairments. Involving users and carers/families in all aspects of the setting up of care plans and delivery of care packages will also be key.
You will be delivering best practice within a workload consisting of complex and diverse case, managing risk whilst promoting time limited care by application and understanding of relevant legislation and best practice guidance.
What you’ll need to succeed
In order to be a successful candidate for this role, you will need:
– Degree or Diploma in Social Work
– Active HCPC Registration
– Good knowledge of Health and Social care needs of vulnerable adults
What you’ll get in return
The opportunity to work alongside Hays who will supply you with your own personal recruitment consultant who specialises in your field of work. A full time, contract role paying a competitive rate. You will receive support throughout your employment and a full time work pattern.
What you need to do now
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