Social Worker - Learning disabilities team

Location Essex
Job type Contract
Salary Up to £28.00 per hour
Contact Kristian Hammond
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Reference HQ00113525_1605110463

Sanctuary Social Care is currently looking for an experienced and dedicated Social Worker to work full-time within an Adult Learning Disabilities Team based in Southend-on-Sea. The ideal candidate will possess highly developed specialist knowledge of social work practice in Adults' Services and be registered with Social Work England.

The pay rate for this locum Social Worker job is £28 per hour (Assignment rate) and is available on a 3-month contract.

Summary:

  • To understand individual's strengths, assets and wishes to maximise their potential for independence, recognising the importance of assuming that the individual is best placed to know their own outcomes, goals and wellbeing.
  • To undertake assessments and to support individuals to develop personalised care plans that take account of community assets, informal networks, universal services and other support and provision which reduces dependency.

Requirements of the Social Worker:

  • Degree or equivalent in social work
  • Current Social Work England registration
  • Significant senior level frontline experience within Adults' Services
  • Experience in Adults Knowledge of the Care Act, Mental Capacity Act, self-directed support, Liquidlogic, NHS Continuing Healthcare.
  • Experience of undertaking safeguarding investigations

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This Social Worker job is advertised by Kristian Hammond; if you are interested in this position please click above to apply now.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet our clients' requirements.