Senior Social Worker
Dudley Disability Service is an all age disability service, providing joined-up support to people, from birth to old age. The aim of the service is to support children, young people and adults with special educational needs, learning or physical disabilities, or autism living in Dudley Borough, to achieve a full and happy life. A life in which they are independent, gain skills and knowledge and have a confident and sociable life.
A range of care and support services, as well as information and advice is on offer to enable people with special educational needs, autism and/or disabilities to live as independent and full lives as possible. The service works in partnership with each person it supports to ensure that it meets their needs, desires and aspirations. We want people to be supported in the way they want so they can achieve their own goals and the lifestyle they choose.
If you are an experienced or a newly qualified Social Worker looking for a new opportunity and keen to develop new ways of working and wanting to make a difference then we want to hear from you.
We have vacancies in our 25+ Multi-Disciplinary Team for Adults Senior Social Workers and Social Workers. This is a new way for working which enables a whole life approach to be taken when meeting the needs of people with disabilities. We are seeking to build on our early successes by recruiting the right people with the desired mind-set and required skill set to take the service to the next level.
Hours: 37 hours per week
Salary: Grade 10
Dudley Disability Service is designed to provide a seamless support service for children, young people and adults with special educational needs and/or disabilities. Our new integrated working processes across Adults and Children’s Social Care has led to an exciting new delivery approach.
We are now recruiting qualified Social Workers for the Multi Disciplinary Team for adults over the age of 25. Applicants will need to demonstrate practical experience of delivering good quality services in social care services for Adults.
You must be willing to share professional knowledge and expertise in specialised subject areas by co-ordinating and delivering talks and presentations to professionals from other disciplines, teams, services and agencies.
To support staff development and provide supervision in a co-ordinated manner.
One of the posts will be supporting customers with an Acquired Brain Injury and although not essential to have experience in this practice area a willingness to learn and develop within this field would be desirable.
Applicants will need to be HCPC registered and be able to demonstrate a good understanding of the legislation that governs the role for which they are applying (Care Act, Children Act, Mental Capacity Act etc).
For informal enquiries on this role please contact Barkat Malek (Acting Team Manager) 01384 813252, or email: Barkat.firstname.lastname@example.org
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children and vulnerable adults; therefore the post is subject to medical clearance and an enhanced DBS check.
NB. We reserve the right to close vacancies prior to the advertised closing date should a large number of applications be received
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