Stockport, Greater Manchester
Up to £30 per hour
16 days ago
We have an exciting opportunity to join a new Adult Autism Team! We work with individuals from 18 who have a diagnosis of Autism. No two days are ever the same and we work alongside the Early Adulthood team, housing, forensics, probation, drug and alcohol services and health. There is a real opportunity to help people move towards greater independence and a more active role in their community. We work alongside the Greater Manchester Autism Consortium, so there are many training and development opportunities open to our Team. This job can be challenging but we support one another and it can be extremely rewarding. We need 2 additional colleague with enthusiasm and a willingness to act as part of a team to continue to develop skills and services for this cohort.
The Social Worker role
You will also work in partnership with a wide range of internal and external agencies, including Education, Health, Housing, Police, Probation, Mental Health Services, Drug and Alcohol Services and a wide range of service providers. You will carry out assessments, arrange person-centred support and review packages of care in line with relevant legislation, the Care Act 2014 and Mental Capacity Act 2005 in particular, and the national and local policies which direct and inform Autism services.
Key areas of the team's work include:
* Assessment and care management
* Safeguarding and risk management, with a focus on positive risk taking
* Forensic hospital and criminal justice work
* Court of Protection work
* Supporting people to enjoy healthier relationships
* Helping people to secure improved finances, employment and housing
* Community social work and relationship-based practice
What's it like to work on the team - here's what our social workers say :
The people that we work with are appreciative there is a team dedicated to autism, who understand the condition more and show empathy towards them and their support needs.
The team welcomes innovation and collaborative problem-solving in order to look at ways to improve the lives of the often-overlooked cohort it was set up to help.
Training and seminars are made regularly available to those who wish to contribute, enhance or diversify their personal development.
As a specialist team, we are at the forefront of representing Adult's with Autism, providing a voice, creating opportunities and operating in a collaborative way, with each other and those we work with.
* 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.