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Social Worker

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Organisation:Leicestershire County Council 

Working Hours: Full Time , Hours per week - 37 

Salary:24,801 - 34,653 

Appointment Type:Permanent 

Location:Parkside Offices, Melton Borough Council, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, LE13 1GH 

Reference:AC1277 

Closing date:29 March 2020 at midnight 


An exciting opportunity has arisen with the Working Age Adult Disability team based at our Melton office 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 in our Melton office, 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 1 full time, permanent post available with the team
 
The post holder 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 Bev Taylor Tel: 0116 3050199 or Email: bev.taylor@leics.gov.uk
   
We particularly welcome applicants from black, minority, ethnic (BME) communities, disabled people and lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) communities, as they are currently under represented within our workforce. 
  
For further information about working for Leicestershire County Council, please click here.

   
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