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Social Worker

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Organisation:LCC 

Working Hours: Full Time , Hours per week - 37 

Salary:£23,868 - £33,972 

Appointment Type:Permanent 

Location:Hinckley Hub, Rugby Road , Hinckley , Leicestershire , LE10 0FR 

Reference:AC0495 

Closing date:05 June 2018 at midnight 


An exciting opportunity has arisen with the Working Age Adult Disability team based at the Hinckley Hub for an experienced Social Worker to join the team.  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 in line with Care Act legislation
- Completing Mental Capacity assessments
- Safeguarding Adults
- MDT work
    
ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS::
- Qualified Social Worker
- HCP 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 and 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, attached below.
   
The post holder will be based at Hinckley Hub however due to the nature of the role you must have the ability to travel to other areas within the locality area.
   
The post holder will work Monday to Thursday 8.30am - 5.00pm and Friday 8.30am - 4.30pm.
   
This post is the subject of an Enhanced DBS check.
    
For informal enquiries please contact Claire McWilliams, Tel: 01455 636964 Email: claire.mcwilliams@leics.gov.uk
    
If you have any technical issues completing your application form please contact escservicedesk@emss.org.uk