Social Worker Transitions Team

Derbyshire Northampton

We have a brilliant opportunity for a Qualified Social Worker to join their Transitions Team within Northampton.

You will be working within the Transitions Team - Adult Social Care, and will play a key role in improving transition for young people with a learning disability, physical disability, their families and carers.

The responsibilities of the Adult Social Worker includes:

  • To carry a caseload of complex cases involving young people going through transition from Children to Adult's services
  • To monitor the service response to young people with a learning disability and/or physical disability between the ages of 14 and 25 years old who are likely to be in receipt of a substantial package of care and work jointly with commissioning to creatively meet the needs of our client group
  • To plan the transition for young people with a learning or physical disability between children's and adults services to ensure consistency and to minimize the anxiety for the young people, their carer(s) by linking effectively and positively with children's services, schools, Connexions, LSC and SEN and all other relevant agencies
  • To undertake statutory duties including casework responsibilities, with respect to young people with learning and/or physical disabilities in accordance with legislative requirements for the delivery of children's services and community care
  • To manage the handover of case work responsibility to the Support Planning - Learning Disabilities Team or to the Support Planning - Physical Disabilities Team according to agreed timescales at and as directed by your line manager

Requirements of an Adult Social Worker:

  • HCPC registered
  • 2 years recent experience of working with Children and young people with physical and/or learning disabilities
  • An enhanced DBS that is of satisfactory level is essential

Salary: Up to £32.00 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

Job Summary

  • Job Reference: TW340010_1544197527
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Date Posted: 2018-12-07
  • Location: Northampton Derbyshire
  • Job Status: FullTime
  • Closing Date: 2018-12-28
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