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Children with Disabilities Social Worker

  • Location

    Blackpool, Lancashire

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    Social Care

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    £30 - £32 per hour + Negotiable

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    Joe Hilton

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    10 days ago

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Social Worker - Special Needs Team - Blackpool Council - Up to £32ph

We work with children and young people from the age of 0 - 18 that have the following identified needs. At present there are 194 children open to the team:

* A severe or profound learning disability
* A severe physical disability
* A substantial degree of visual impairment/moderate and severe hearing loss.
* A complex Autistic Spectrum Condition with a learning difficulty.
* A complex medical health condition, including:- Cancer, Multiple Sclerosis, HIV/AIDS or severe disfigurement.

We work with all children, families and young people identified across level three and four on the Pan Lancashire Continuum of Need. Social Workers complete Child and Family Assessments on the children with additional needs and their siblings to identify any needs and strengths of the family, including services that are available to meet these and what level these should be provided under.

The team provides support for children