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Social Worker - Adult Learning Disability

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Temporary
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
05/10/2018
Advert End Date:
21/10/2018 23:59
Salary:
£26,470 - £38,052 per annum
Hours per week:
37 hours per week
Job Category:
Social Care - Adult Service
Vacancy ID:
180221
Employment Location:
Stockton-On-Tees
Post Number:
009402

Job details 

Closing date:
21 Oct


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Further information

Contract Details:
2 posts
1 x Temporary until 14/11/2019
1 x Temporary until 09/12/2019 to cover maternity leave

Stockton-on-Tees Learning Disability Service has an opportunity for two Social Workers to join the team, working with adults who have a learning disability and their carers within the principles of Valuing People and Putting People First.

The team is located in Wessex house, Preston Business Park, Stockton-on-Tees and works within a wider co-located team which has a supportive multi-disciplinary environment.

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 have an enabling person centred approach, which promotes independence and inclusion. 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.

For detailed information on this role, please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification.

Please ensure you refer to the essential and desirable criteria detailed in the Person Specification when completing your application as they are used to select candidates for interview.

For a further informal discussion, please contact Amanda Povey, Team Manager, Melanie Smiles, Senior Practitioner or Emma Walker, Senior Practitioner, on 01642 368550.

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

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