Adults Learning Disabilities - Social Worker - London

London, London

Job Summary

  • Job Reference: JSTWSC150420A_1586958865
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Date Posted: 2020-04-15
  • Location: London, London
  • Job Status: FullTime
  • Closing Date: 2020-06-14
  • Tradewind Social Care Recruitment

Main Duties:

To take responsibility for new allocations, contacting or visiting people who require assessments or reviews either for their current services or because of safeguarding issues

Will work to ensure that the needs of family members, carers, groups and providers of care are understood and will work with them towards ensuring that vulnerable adults receive the appropriate support which is the least restrictive option, whilst also recognising the need for intervention where necessary

To ensure that assessments are accurate and that service users are able to self direct the assessment process and make informed decisions

Identify who may need close monitoring or frequent reviews and interventions to minimise and manage risk, or where best interest decisions may be required

To ensure effective crisis intervention work by drawing on a range of local knowledge and using professional experience to make decisions that uphold autonomy whilst recognizing the social work role for safe intervention

To use legislation, guidance and reflective social work practice to ensure that key concepts and theories in social work are utilized to ensure the best possible outcomes for vulnerable adults

To provide assistance, guidance and direction to colleagues and assist senior colleagues and managers as required

The successful candidate will ensure that individuals remain at the heart of their work and they will empower vulnerable adults to make choices and to maintain their own autonomy wherever possible

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