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Social Worker – Adult Learning Disabilities

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
08/03/2019
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 24/03/2019 23:59
Salary:
£26,470 - £38,052 Annually
Hours per week:
37
Job Category:
Social Care - Adult Service
Vacancy ID:
184811
Employment Location:
Stockton-on-Tees
Post Number:
12991
Closing date:
24 Mar
Further Information

Stockton-On-Tees Adult Learning Disabilities Social Work Team has an opportunity for a permanent Social Worker to join the team, working with individuals who have a learning disability and their families and or carer.
The Adult Learning Disabilities 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 learning disabilities and their carers and have an enabling person centred approach, which promotes independence. The key responsibility of this role is to manage a complex case load. 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 Amanda Povey, Team Manager or Emma Walker Senior Practitioner on 01642 368550.

The application form is available in alternative formats from Xentrall Recruitment Services, tel: 01642 526992 or email recruitment@xentrall.org.uk

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council ensures that all customers, both internal and external receive a consistently high quality level of service.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.