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Qualified Social Worker - Learning Disabilities Team

Qualified Social Worker - Learning Disabilities Team

  • Location

    Bolton, Greater Manchester

  • Sector:

    Social Care

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  • Salary:

    £21.78 - £22 per hour + Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Joe Hilton

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    about 1 month ago

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Qualified Social Worker - Learning Disabilities Team - Adults - Bolton Council - Up to £22ph!

  • We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated Social Worker who has a passion for and experience in working with adults with Learning Disabilities, understanding their needs, aspirations and supporting them to enhance their quality of life.
  • Must have at least 3 years post qualified experience within Adults Services and direct work within a Adults Learning Disabilities Team.
  • Ideally have experience of using Liquid Logic

The Role:

To do everything possible to ensure the team provides an efficient and effective service to the residents of Bolton. This involves

  • Detailed assessment of need (Care Act) and effective asset based support planning, taking into account available resources, universal and voluntary services,
  • Carers assessments,
  • Capacity assessment and Best Interest decision making,
  • Continuing Health Care assessments,
  • Inter disciplinary and multi agency working,
  • Preferred experience of resettlement from out of area placements back into the local area,
  • Transition work for young adults moving into Adult Services, supporting individuals to move on from their family homes, and Safeguarding investigations.