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Social Worker - Learning Disability and Transitions Team

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Part time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
22/10/2021 23:59
£27,041 - £33,782
Hours per week:
30 hours per week
Job Category:
Social Care - Adult Service
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Employment Location:
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Job details 

Closing date:
22 Oct

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Further information

Reference: R0001688

Directorate: Adult Social Care and Health Integration

Service Area: Prevention Access and Provider Services

Salary: £27,041 - £33,782 pro rata

Hours: 30 hours per week

Contractual Status: Permanent

This role is covered by the Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) (Amendment) (Coronavirus) Regulations 2021, which is due to come into force on 11th November 2021.

In addition to standard pre-employment checks, an employment offer will be conditional on evidence of a completed course of an authorised vaccine or clinical medical exemption.

The Learning Disability and Transitions Service are excited to have secured funding for an additional 30 hour permanent Social Work post.

Workers in the Learning Disability and Transitions service are enthusiastic, friendly and committed to improving outcomes for people with learning disabilities aged 17+ in Middlesbrough.

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a specialist team providing comprehensive, multi-agency support to the adults with Learning Disabilities.

The team covers the whole of the Middlesbrough area.

As a member of the team you will have a varied caseload and work with colleagues who are knowledgeable, supportive and passionate about their work.

You will:-

Have a professional Social Work qualification and be registered with Social Work England.

Have previous experience of working with people with Learning Disabilities and their families.

Have knowledge of the available resources in Middlesbrough and our surrounding area.

Need excellent assessment, planning and care management skills.

Need to be able to manage a caseload and prioritise your work.

Have a knowledge of the MCA and other relevant legislation, its implications for this service user group and be able to complete work relating to this.

Be focused, creative and enjoy meeting and working with service users and their families.

Be able to work alongside colleagues in a positive professional environment to potentially include home and office working and will be involved in the development of services for this vulnerable group.

Have the skills to liaise with professionals in Education, Health and the Voluntary Sector to ensure a holistic approach is followed to meet the needs of disabled people.

Middlesbrough Council is pleased to offer a Learning and Development Programme that supports a learning culture building on our shared values, practices and procedures.

The service is very keen to promote flexible working for all staff, including agile working from home as well as other Middlesbrough council bases.

We recognise the benefits of having newly Qualified Social Workers as part of our workforce and Middlesbrough has a well-embedded Assessed and Support Year in Employment (ASYE) programme in place.

For an Informal discussion about the above post, please contact Debbie Smith –Team Manager, Learning Disability/Transitions Service on 01642 303902.

This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

Closing date: Friday 22nd October 2021 by 12 midnight.

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