Social Worker (Transitions)
Contract Type: Fixed Term
Salary: £23,398 - £36,379 per annum (Career graded)
Location: Location: Sovereign House
Working Pattern: Full time
Advertised By: Leicester City Council
Post Number: SB025/ 0817AW/ EXT
Job Category: Social Care - Adult Service
Advert End Date: 28 August 2017
Location: Sovereign House
Full Time, Fixed term contract for 12 months due to funding
At Leicester City Council, we are changing the way we deliver adult social care and support services. We want to give more choice and control to our service users and their carer’s. We work within a wider context of individual’s own abilities, family and wider community support. Maintaining the health and wellbeing of people in Leicester is a shared responsibility.
Candidates will need to demonstrate a commitment to working in partnership with service users and carers to assess needs, identify outcomes and plan support to meet these. Excellent assessment, risk management, organisational and communication skills are essential.
Be part of our positive, excellent Transitions Team and help improve dignity, independence and quality of life for young people transitioning into Adulthood in Leicester.
Requirements of the post:
- Social Work BA or MA, CQSW, CSS, Dip.SW;
- Registration with Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC);
- Experience of working with at least one of the following: adults or children with learning disabilities, mental health problems, physical or sensory disabilities, adults or children with substance misuse issues;
- Experience of working within the care management process and/or with the Care Programme Approach;
- Experience of completing clear complex assessments to compile plans and to monitor and review these plans in accordance with Agency guidance;
- Experience of producing clear reports as may be required by Tribunals, Courts and Manager’s panels and to maintain detailed written records and case recording;
- Subject to an Enhanced DBS check.
For an informal discussion please contact Mariya Muleya- Team Leader- on
0116 454628 or Mariya.Muleya@leicester.gov.uk
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