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Social Worker

Organisation:Leicestershire County Council 

Working Hours: Full Time , Hours per week - 37 

Salary:24,801 - 34,653 

Appointment Type:Permanent 

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

Reference:AC1102 

Closing date:30 September 2019 at midnight 


An exciting opportunity has arisen with the Working Age Adult Disability team working across Hinckley, North West Leicestershire and Charnwood (base location negotiable at interview) areas 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 under the Care Act 2014
• 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, 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 Hinckley Hub however due to the nature of the role you must have the ability to travel to other areas within the locality area.
  
We currently have 3 posts available with the team – 2 Full Time Permeant posts and 1 Full Time fixed term for up to 1 year to cover maternity leave.
  
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 informal enquires please contact Ruth Quittenton Tel: 01455 636964 Email: Ruth.Quittenton@leics.gov.uk
          
If you have any technical issues completing your application form please contact escservicedesk@emss.org.uk


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