An exciting opportunity has arisen for a qualified Senior Social Worker/Social Worker/ASYE to join the Later Life, Disability, Mental Health, DOLS and All Age Review Team.
The Team works with Individuals age 67+ with Physical and Sensory Disabilities, a Diagnosis of Mental Health problems, Dementia and age related support needs.
Candidates must have experience in undertaking Social Care Assessments, identifying eligible needs and outcomes and the Care Planning Process. The identification of carers and completing Joint Carers Assessments are also an essential part of the role.
Experience of the role of Enquiry Practitioner in Safeguarding Adult cases is vital, as is an understanding of the Mental Capacity Act regarding Best Interest Decisions.
You must possess a relevant Social Work qualification - CQSW, DIPSW, CSS or a Degree in Social Work and be registered with Social Work England
Candidates must also possess a full driving licence and have access to a vehicle.
In return we offer a supportive team with regular Supervision, training and appraisals.
This Authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all clients and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
This post is subject to Enhanced DBS Disclosure and Social Work England Registration.
Council employees are required to abide by the ethical standards embodied by the 7 NOLAN principles of conduct in public life. These include selflessness, integrity, objectivity, accountability, openness, honesty and leadership.
We welcome applicants from the BAME Community.
For more information please contact Les Bond, Yvonne Marsden or Linda Wojcik - Team Managers, on 01744 675311.