Job vacancies

Social Worker - Learning Disabilities

SCP 32-41 £31,953 - £39,855 p.a.

Main area
Housing & Adult Social Care
SCP 32-41 £31,953 - £39,855 p.a.
Full time 35 hours per week
Job ref
Islington Learning Disabilities Partnership, 52d, Drayton Park
SCP 32-41 £31,953 - £39,855 p.a.
29/04/2018 23:59

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a qualified and experienced Social worker, who has experience of working with adults with Global Learning Disabilities to join the Islington Learning Disabilities Partnership. We are a truly multi-disciplinary integrated health and social care team with lots of energy and enthusiasm and low levels of staff turnover. The team is welcoming and supportive, with lots of opportunities for case discussion and professional development. Islington is a diverse Borough, with people from many different backgrounds and high of levels of poverty and disadvantage.

The post is for a Social worker with some post qualifying experience of working with adults with global learning disabilities. Ideally you will have additional experience of working with adults with dual diagnosis, autism, substance mis-use, forensic histories and/or challenging behaviour, as the post is within the team that specialises in working with this client group.

Your primary role will be:

  • Working with service users and their families, other partner organisations and individuals and making referrals as necessary or appropriate
  • Contributing to eligibility assessments
  • Carrying out strengths based assessments,
  • Co-producing outcome based support plans
  • Coordinating and undertaking reviews and other meetings
  • Acting as named care co-ordinator under CPA, including attending Ward rounds and MHRT’s
  • Undertaking complex case work
  • Carrying out safeguarding enquiries
  • Utilising relevant legislation, policies and procedures and good practice guidance.
  • Assessing and managing risk,
  • Have a good working knowledge of and working with safeguarding adult’s policies and procedures,
  • Being accountable for your work,
  • Maintaining accurate records, and
  • Being able to work in partnership with health colleagues.

Closing date: Sunday 29 April 2018 at 23:59
Interview and test date: Wednesday 9 May 2018

For an informal discussion about the role please contact Claire Dawson or Jenny Mackley on 0207 527 6600.

Timewise helps businesses to attract and develop the best talent through flexible working.London Living Wage is a voluntary commitment made by employers, who can become accredited with the Living Wage FoundationStonewall equality policy. Equality and justice for lesbians, gay men, bisexual and trans people.

Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Documents to download

To print a document or save it to your computer, please click with your right mouse button on the document title and select "Save Target As...". You can then save the document in a suitable place on your computer ready to print it out. Clicking with the left mouse button will open the document in a new window (if your web browser can do so).

Apply online now

If you have problems applying, contact

0207 527 3920