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Progressed Social Worker (Learning Disability and Autism)

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
01/12/2016
Advert End Date:
15/12/2016 22:59
Salary:
£31,288 - £35,093 per annum
Hours per week:
37 hours per week
Job Category:
Social Care - Adult Service
Vacancy ID:
157928
Employment Location:
Newcastle upon Tyne
Post Number:
WCL461(e)

Job details 

Closing date:
15 Dec


Further information

37 hours per week.

Here in Newcastle we have an ambitious and innovative programme that will reshape Social Work for those Adults with a Learning Disability and/or Autism.

This is an exciting time to join an established project team working to deliver a truly innovative programme, achieving better outcomes for adults and their families in Newcastle.

We have designed a new Learning Disability and Autism care management function whose remit will be to dynamically review and respond to fluctuating needs by offering the right amount of support at each point in time in order to ensure maximum safe independence.

The Learning Disability and Autism Insights Team will benefit from the innovative use of data and information which should shape day-to-day practice, strengthen decision making and improve outcomes for those adults we work with. A data analyst will work directly with Social Workers to help them to apply analyses to improve services for the people and families they work with.

You must be a dynamic, innovative and committed person.

We are committed to protecting and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff to share this commitment. This post is working in regulated activity. If you are successful we will undertake additional recruitment checks which will include a check to see if you have had any criminal convictions, a check of police information and we will check the barred list(s). It is a criminal offence for a barred individual to apply for a job in regulated activity.

If you would like more information please contact Gary Myerscough on 0191 2788217 or Jonathan Jamison on 0191 2116387 for an informal discussion.

Apply online at www.northeastjobs.org.uk.

As this post involves working with children, vulnerable adults or dealing with sensitive information, written references will be taken up and made available to interviewers before the final selection stage; even if you indicate otherwise.

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