Social Worker - All Age Disability Team

Location
Worcestershire
Salary
See Advert Details
Posted
25 May 2022
Closes
26 Jun 2022
Job Ref
REC#32133
Contact
Worcestershire Children First Social Work Recruitment Team
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern
Flexible hours

 

Social Worker – All Age Disability Service (Adults) - 37 hours per week

Salary up to £38,336 including annual retention payment of £3,000*

Starting Salary for Newly Qualified Social Workers: £27,514  (Upon successful completion of the ASYE programme, NQSW's will become eligible for the relevant welcome and retention payments*)

The Role: 

An opportunity has arisen for a permanent post of Social Worker within the All Age Disability Service.  This is a great opportunity for someone that wants to develop their skills across Adult Services and Children’s Services.  As the Young Adults Team will be moving into Worcester Childrens First to join the new All Age Disability Service, this is a really exciting time to be part of the change.  The AAD aims to make a difference to all children and young people with SEN and additional needs, and the new service will join together Children with Disabilities and the SEND service to provide a seamless delivery of support.  The role will remain as a Transitions worker but with a multi-agency delivery model.

The Teamwork with young people with disabilities aged 16-25. The work is primarily with young people with Learning Disabilities, but also some young people with a physical disability or complex health needs, to transition from Children’s Services into their adult life.  The work is very varied, and requires working in a multi-agency manner with Worcestershire Children First(WCF), Adult Services,  Special Educational  Needs Department (SEND), health colleagues, schools and colleges to ensure young people get the whole range of options they deserve when moving into adulthood. The work involves using Liquidlogic in both the adult and children’s systems and using both children and adults legislation effectively. 

We cover all of Worcestershire, with some placements nationally so any applicant would need the ability to travel. 

We would love to interview anyone that has a passion in this area combined with great social work skills.

If you wish to discuss further, please contact Jill Hughes JHughes2@worcestershire.gov.uk  

How to Apply: 

Newly Qualified Social Workers are welcome to apply for this role

If you would like to apply please send your CV and expression of interest detailing how you meet the Job Specification and Person Specification (2 sides A4 max) to  socialworkopps@worcestershire.gov.uk

Closing date: Sunday, 26th June 2022

Interview date: TBC

*T&C’s apply

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