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DATE ADDED: Fri 02/11/2018

Social Worker - Learning Disabilities (LD)

London, UK


JOB TYPE: Contract

Social Worker - Learning Disabilities (LD) - Project

South London

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.

Job Description

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.

Job summary

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

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