Preparing for Adulthood Social Worker

Thurrock, Essex
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Job Summary

  • Job Reference: TW347271_1549471035
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Date Posted: 2019-02-06
  • Location: Thurrock, Essex
  • Job Status: FullTime
  • Closing Date: 2019-04-07
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  • Tradewind Social Care Recruitment

A great opportunity has arisen for Adults Social Worker to join their Preparing for Adulthood Team within the Thurrock area.

To work in the Preparing for Adulthood Team and in partnership with children's & adult's social care, providing transitions support for all young people who are eligible under the Care Act 2014 for Adult Social Care.

The responsibilities of an Adult's Social Worker includes:

  • To support the caseload of the most sensitive and complex cases involving work with the most vulnerable client groups- this may be disabled young people
  • To work closely with Education, Health and other organisations to effectively contribute to the Preparing for adulthood agenda
  • To work with colleagues and other professionals in a range of organisations to develop a service that provides the best possible social care services and to meet the aspiration's and outcomes of vulnerable young people
  • To represent the Department in discussions with other agencies at the discretion of senior management
  • To participate in decisions about management and systems relating to the development of the team
  • To effectively manage case load of young people and attend EHC planning meetings as assigned by the team manager

Requirements of an Adult's Social Worker:

  • HCPC registered
  • Less than 2 years recent experience working within an Preparing for Adulthood Team
  • An enhanced DBS that is of satisfactory level is essential

Salary: Up to £19.56 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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