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Qualified Social Worker- Hospital Discharge- will consider NQSW

Qualified Social Worker- Hospital Discharge- will consider NQSW

  • Location

    Essex, England

  • Sector:

    Social Care

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  • Salary:

    £29000 - £36000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Lorna Burner

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

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A vacancy has arisen for a qualified social worker within the Adult Learning Disability Team. The successful social worker will undertake Care Act assessments and will support and review adults with a Learning Disability via Self Directed Support with a view to supporting them to achieve greater levels of independence and to achieve agreed outcomes. You will have significant support from the Team Manager, 2 Practice Leaders and social work colleagues, many of whom have significant experience of working with adults with a Learning Disability.

Knowledge of the Care Act, Mental Capacity Act, self-directed support, Carefirst, NHS Continuing Healthcare and experience of undertaking safeguarding investigations is essential.
The successful candidate will need to use a strengths-based approach to social work practice and will work closely with all partners across Health and Social Care to ensure that there is effective coordination of interdependence including the management of and resolution of risks and other issues that may arise.

The post holder will need to have excellent awareness of self and others and be able to work effectively with a range of staff groups and partners across the system.

If you are interested in this role please send your updated CV .