Experienced Social Worker, Learning Disability Team

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£36,411 p.a.
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Interview date:
w/c 02/11/2020
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We have an exciting opportunity for an Experienced Social Worker to join the Learning Disabilities Team at Swindon Borough Council.

The successful candidate will be;

•    A Qualified Social Worker
•    HCPC registered.
•    Hold a post graduate qualification in a relevant area, e.g. Practice Educator or Best Interests Assessor or Approved Mental Health Professional. 

You will join a friendly, supportive and dynamic team.  We are committed to providing good quality supervision and continuing professional development opportunities.

Within the adult learning disability team, we work with individuals living within a variety of settings to maximise their independence and life opportunities.  You will manage a complex caseload that may include capacity assessments, chairing meetings, community DOLS applications and managing high-risk situations.  Alongside this, you will be responsible for providing supervision for a team of people.

We are interested in applicants who have experience of, and a passion to work with, individuals who have a learning disability and are committed to providing a person centred and strengths based approach to their work.  

Candidates must be fluent in the English language (as a requirement of Part 7 of the Immigration Act – for the effective performance of a customer-facing role).

For an informal discussion, please contact Louise Clitheroe, Team Manager on 07818 510435 or Brian Myers, Assistant Team Manager on 07824 081215.

If you are experiencing technical issues submitting your application please email resourcing@swindon.gov.uk 

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