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Qualified Social Worker - Adult Learning Disabilities Haringey

  • Location

    Haringey, London

  • Sector:

    Social Care

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £30 - £32 per hour

  • Contact:

    Ben Holden

  • Contact email:

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  • Job ref:

    Ben - LD_1641465183

  • Published:

    12 days ago

  • Expiry date:


Job Overview and Purpose

This is a generic job description to allow for the deployment of the post-holder to work in relevant Adult Social Services teams across the service, in community or hospital setting. The job description is based on The College of Social Work Professional Capabilities Framework, whilst reflecting the generic responsibilities and values of Haringey Council.

  1. Work within the key principles of the Care Act, with wellbeing and prevention central to ensuring that service users and their support networks are actively engaged with all decision making.
  1. Work with individuals facing complex social and family crisis, such as in safeguarding work, hospital social work and mental health and
  1. To provide an excellent assessment, care planning, care management and social work service to all users in either a community or hospital
  1. To deliver exceptional social care to adult service users and their carers/ families within a defined budget and agreed performance framework, enabling people to determine their own outcomes.
  1. To manage a caseload, to work from a strong evidence base and actively use research to support To undertake assessment of risk involving safeguarding vulnerable adults and children.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  1. To promote autonomy and development with individuals who have complex social needs who are more vulnerable as a result of disability, exclusion, or diminished capacity, (for example, working with people with learning disabilities, physical disabilities or diminished capacity).
  1. Working with communities, families and individuals to maximise or promote their personal strengths, social networks and resources. To ensure equality of access to services, promoting independence, choice and control at all
  1. To undertake complex, needs-led assessments that empower service users and their carers/

families, promoting independence whilst concentrating on abilities rather than impairments.

  1. To be outcome focused with the lead for those outcomes being driven by the service
  1. To involve users and carers/ families, in all aspects of the setting up of care plans and delivery of care
  1. To deliver best practice within a workload consisting of complex and diverse cases, managing risk whilst promoting time limited care by application and understanding of relevant legislation and best practice
  1. To work collaboratively with other professionals, to deliver integrated multi-disciplinary support, as required, to services users, carers/ And to work within integrated multi- disciplinary social care and health teams, as required.
  1. To maintain up-to-date knowledge of current research, corporate standards, policies and procedures and of current legislation and
  1. Ensure that the principles of least restrictive practice and positive risk taking are