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Social Worker WAA(D)

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Organisation:Leicestershire County Council 

Working Hours: Full Time , Hours per week - 37 

Salary:25,485 - 35,607 + 3,135 market premium for level 3 

Appointment Type:Permanent 

Location:Pennine House, Lemyington Street, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 1UH 

Reference:AC1475 

Closing date:29 November 2020 at midnight 


*Level 3 Social Workers are eligible for a market premium of £3,135 until 31.03.2022* 
         
An exciting opportunity has arisen with the Working Age Adult Disability team based at Pennine House in the Charnwood district as a social worker. We are an established friendly team supporting people who are 18 – 65 years old with complex disabilities including learning disabilities, physical disabilities and ASD.          
      
You will need to be able to work with minimum supervision and be able to use your initiative when faced with challenging situations.              
      
Main Duties involve:
• Completing community care assessments under the Care Act 2014
• Mental Capacity assessments
• Safeguarding Adults
• MDT work  
  
ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS:
  • Qualified social worker
  • SWE Registered
  • Effective assessment and risk management delivery
  • prioritising work and meeting deadlines
  • Experience of working with those who access or need the service to identify issues and identify specific action
  • Knowledge of Relevant legislation including The Care Act, Mental Health Act, Mental Capacity Act
  • Knowledge of Social Care policy such as personalisation, asset based social work, preventative strategies and solutions          
     
For a more exhaustive list please refer to the Job profile and person specification.            
                        
The post holder will be based at Pennine House however due to the nature of the role you must have the ability to travel to other areas within the locality area. Currently due to the pandemic staff are working from home and regular updates will be given.                 
 
We currently have 2 full time equivalent social work posts available with the team
    
The post holders will work Monday to Thursday 8.30 – 5pm and Friday 8.30 – 4.30pm.
              
This post is the subject of an Enhanced DBS check.
    
Please see the Job Description / Person Specification which are attached further down on this page.
  
For more information please contact Stephen Shippey – Stephen.Shippey@leics.gov.uk
   
If you have any technical issues completing your application form please contact escservicedesk@emss.org.uk