Social Worker – Adult Learning Disabilities
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£30,507 - £38,813 Annually
Hours per week:
37 hours per week
Social Care - Adult Service
Stockton-On-Tees Adult Learning Disability Social Work Team has an opportunity for a Social Worker/AMHP to join the team, working with individuals with learning disabilities, including enduring mental health disorders and their families and/or carer.
The Adult Learning Disability Social Work Team is located at Wessex House Falcon Court Preston Farm Stockton on Tees.
We are committed to promoting independence, choice and control and promoting Self Directed Support where people are eligible for social care services.
You will need to have an understanding of the needs of people with mental disorders and their carers and have an enabling person centred approach, which promotes independence. The key responsibilities of this role is to manage a complex case load, including Forensic cases, Ministry of Justice and to undertake AMPH duties.
In return we offer continuous professional development, regular supervision and annual appraisal.
Due to the requirement of frequent travel between venues across the Borough, a full driving licence and access to a motor vehicle is required for this role.
Please ensure you refer to the Job Description and the essential and desirable criteria in the Person Specification when completing the Personal Statement on the application form, as this information is used to select candidates for interview.
If you would like an informal discussion about the post, please contact Emma Walker, Team Manager or Annemarie Smith/ Andrew Jamieson, Senior Practitioners on 01642 368550.
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