Experienced Social Worker

Location
Worcester, Worcestershire
Salary
Salary: £22,382 - £25564 (based on 28 hours a week contract)
Posted
08 Jul 2021
Closes
13 Aug 2021
Job Ref
REC#26084
Contact
Recruitment Team
Contract Type
Permanent
Working Pattern
Standard
Hours
Part-Time

Experienced Social Worker

Salary: £22,382 - £25564 (based on 28 hours a week contract)

The Young Adults Team work 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), 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 have a dedicated Housing Officer to support workers when looking at an accommodation offer for young people, and an innovative Carer Support worker to link in with their families and support networks.  The team have a range of specialisms and experience to support any new workers, in addition to weekly reflective practice sessions and positive management support.

The role is for a qualified social worker at 28 hours weekly.

TO APPLY: Please send your CV and expression of interest, written against the attached person specification, to Socialworkopps@worcestershire.gov.uk.

Closing date: 13th August 2021

Interview date: TBC

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