An experienced transitions social worker is required to provide a specialist social care service to young people and adults aged 14-25 where they have a disability or complex and profound needs.
- To assess, plan and review disabled young people aged 14-25 for short breaks, transitions and safeguarding purposes.
- To complete Care Act Assessments in preparation for young people turning 18 years old and transitioning into adulthood, independence or to Adult Social Care.
- To undertake a range of duties and responsibilities on behalf of the Department specified in Care Act 2014 and other legislation appropriate to work with young people and adults.
- To work closely with colleagues (Health, Education and Children and Adult Social Care) to support the further development of a 0-25 year service.
- The role involves regular direct work, joint working, home visits and reflective sessions with clients, colleagues and partners.
- Candidates must have significant experience as a social worker within a disability, transitions and or Adults Safeguarding or Learning Disabilities Team and be and committed to provide a strength based approach to their work in a fast pace working environment.