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Stockport - 2 Social workers - Learning Disabilities

Stockport - 2 Social workers - Learning Disabilities

  • Location

    Stockport, Greater Manchester

  • Sector:

    Social Care

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  • Salary:

    £28 - £30 per hour

  • Contact:

    Mikeala Osborn

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  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

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Our client Stockport Council requires 2 Agency Social workers to cover vacancies on the Community Learning Disability team, while they are recruiting. For for 3 months initially.

The team is made up of Social Workers and Health staff - it is a supportive team with a real interest in improving outcomes for people with a learning disability. The team undertakes a range of work including S9 assessments, support planning and review ( with a focus on strengths based practice), Safeguarding, Mental capacity work, DOLs ( Including community DOLs), Court of Protection work, Transforming care work, Duty

Statutory experience of working with adults is essential, ideally with adults with a learning disability. Experience of working with Liquidlogic will be an advantage.

Please note: We are largely working remotely at present.

Main Purpose:

Under supervision, responsible for an allocated caseload including assessment and appropriate management of risks. The closeness of supervision and complexity of case load will vary. Work with service users and other stakeholders to assist service planning.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Under clear supervision, effectively manage a defined caseload and undertake a range of assessments deemed to be suitable for a newly qualified social worker.
  • Participate in the planning / reviewing of cases.
  • Liaise with colleagues in own or other departments or external agencies to gather relevant information for assessment and care planning activities.
  • Maintain and update case notes and other records to required ethical and quality standards.
  • Write reports as required and also where required give evidence in court in relation to care proceedings.
  • Some ability to work effectively on more complex situations, exercise their initiative and evaluate their own practice.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Professional qualification in Social Work and pre qualifications placement experience.
  • Knowledge of theory and practice of care assessment, planning and knowledge and understanding of relevant legislation
  • Analytical, planning and communication skills.

Essential requirements:
* Degree in Social Work or equivalent qualification
* Registration with Social Work England
* ASYE completed

Benefits of working with Remedy
* A personal one-one service from your highly experienced dedicated consultant.
* Top tier supplier across London giving us first access to jobs
* Referral bonus - up to £250* per person placed.
* Double payrolls each week.

*Terms & Conditions apply

You will be required to fully register with Remedy for all locum positions.
To be considered for this role, please apply with your CV on the social care team.

Remedy Social Care is a REC Standard agency and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the vulnerable. Successful applicants will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the DBS. Our objective is to be an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from everyone with suitable skills and ability regardless of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, gender, disability, sexual orientation, age, religion or belief. All applications will be accepted and reviewed solely on merit.