Based, within the Learning Disability Service, at home and Claverhouse East, Jack Martin Way, you will work full time, 37 per week.
You will work with adults aged 16 + with a learning disability and/or autism. This post may involve work in relation to transition planning for young people and for individuals who are subject to Adults with Incapacity Orders and Adult Support and Protection procedures.
If you have any queries regarding this vacancy, please contact Heather Wilkie on 01382
307570 or email: [email protected]
You will have a Degree in Social Work, CQSW, Dip SW,CSS (with appropriate option).
You will assist in maintaining vulnerable people in the community by providing a range of care management tasks. These include the assessment of individual need, the negotiation of flexible packages of care, and the monitoring and reviewing of individual care packages.
You will have experience and knowledge of social work values, a working knowledge of assessing needs, working with other professionals and third sector agencies, an interest in working with Learning Disability and knowledge of community care.
You will have good verbal and written communication and an ability to work effectively with a variety of other agencies. You will have IT/PC competence, knowledge of Person Centred Planning, Personal Outcomes Approaches and the ability to prioritise workloads and meet challenges and deadlines are also essential.
You will be able to build good, trusting relationships with service users, colleagues and other professional staff and be flexible in your approach to work. You will be able to work effectively as part of a team.
Knowledge of Children and Adult Support and Protection legislation and Adults with Incapacity Legislation is also required.
You must be able to register with the Scottish Social Services Council within specified timescale.
This post is considered Regulated Work with Children and/or Protected Adults, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. The preferred candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme, or undergo a PVG Scheme update check, prior to a formal offer of employment being made by Dundee City Council.
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