Learning Disabilities Social Worker

West London, London

Job Summary

  • Job Reference: TW32701_1547036998
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Date Posted: 2019-01-09
  • Location: West London, London
  • Job Status: FullTime
  • Closing Date: 2019-01-30
  • Tradewind Social Care Recruitment

We have a fab opportunity for an Adults Social Worker to join their Community Team for People with Learning Disabilities within the West London.

To contribute to the delivery of an effective service to adults with learning disabilities as part of a team improving outcomes for people with learning disabilities and their carers. To maintain high standards of professional practice and to be responsible for delivering a social work service in accordance with departmental guidance and procedure.

The responsibilities of Adults Social Worker includes:

  • To assess and investigate new referrals for assistance received by the department and provision of services to meet the customer's needs
  • To undertake preventative and supportive work with individuals and families living within the community, in partnership with other professionals
  • To undertake social work with customers who have been referred to the department
  • In the provision of service, develop needs-led packages of care in relation to the resources available, seeking the most effective means of providing innovative care packages within budgetary constraints in conjunction with partners and external agencies
  • To carry out risk assessments and undertake work with vulnerable customers under the procedures for Safeguarding of Adults at Risk
  • To provide support for carers and undertake assessments under the Care Act 2014

Requirements of an Adults Social Worker:

  • HCPC registered
  • 2 years recent experience working within a Learning Disabilities Team
  • An enhanced DBS that is of satisfactory level is essential
  • Ability to work ethically and manage dilemmas and conflicting values professionally in practice

Salary: Up to £27.00 p/h, based on experience

If you would like to apply, to find out more about this role, or other Social Work roles, please contact Tradewind on 0203 743 6103 or email

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Learning Disabilities Social Worker

West London, London