Social Worker - Learning Disabilities (LD) - Project
Full-Time, Substantial post qualifying experience, HCPC Registered, Diploma in Social Work or equivalent Degree.
We're Medicare First, a nationwide social care recruitment provider specialising in finding qualified social work professionals for temporary and permanent work across the UKs local authorities. We work to provide a fair and ethical service to the workers we represent; it is central to our business ethos.
As a Social Worker, responsible for working effectively with service users with learning disabilities, providers and other parties to achieve positive change and improved outcomes for the individual.
You will be expected to manage a caseload of people with learning disabilities (and complex needs) to include Health Action Planning, Person Centred planning, Risk Management, Carers Assessments. Along with highlighting and investigating (where appropriate) safeguarding events, whilst working as part of a multi-disciplinary team.
This role reports to the Team Manager.
About the client
Our client is a forward thinking Council based in South London.
The role in the Adult's department is focused on the delivery of services relating to vulnerable Adult's services and will be delivered against specifications set by the People Commissioning function in line with the County Council's overarching outcomes.
Responsible for case Load Management, health action planning and person-centred planning
Ensure safeguarding actions
Carry out Carers Assessments
Provision of Continuing Health Care (CHC) Assessments where appropriate
Work as part of a multi-disciplinary team
Participate in the Learning Disability Team's Duty System
All staff are expected to carry out their job in compliance with the Council's Constitution. This means being familiar with the policies and procedures relevant to the job and asking for information and advice if you are unsure of the correct course of action.
What we need from you
Degree or equivalent in social work
Current HCPC registration
Frontline experience within children's services
2 years post qualified with experience within local authority Learning Disabilities teams
If you are passionate about delivering a high standard of social care and would like to work in a supportive forward-thinking environment, we would like to hear from you if you think you meet the requirements.
What you will receive from us
Medicare First is a first tier recruitment provider to local authorities so you will have access to opportunities before they reach many other agencies
Opportunity as a Medicare First worker to access continued lines of work
Excellent rates of pay both (Umbrella companies, Limited Company and PAYE welcomed)
Your own dedicated consultant who will manage your registrations through to clearance
Quick and Easy Registration Process