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Specialist Social Worker

Vacancy Summary
London Borough Of Waltham Forest
Waltham Forest
Working Pattern:
Full Time
36 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
20/08/2020 at 23:30 PM
Vacancy Description

Specialist Social Worker

Specialist Social Worker Salary  £39,774

You will be based in the LD Team and  deliver high quality care to the wider community. This will mean producing high quality work in terms of the Care Act and associated legislation, assisting with challenging cases in terms of the CTR  process and the ability to respond promptly to crises as well as hospital discharges. You will need excellent clinical case management skills because you will carry a case load of highly challenging complex cases with multifactorial needs.

Reporting to the Team Manager you will help reshape the way we deliver services to our clients in a post COVID world. This will involve working to improve the life chances of those with LD/Autism through employment, accommodation, meaningful activities as well as person centred services utilising best practise. You will have excellent communication skills. This will include producing high quality care plans and working with families and networks against a backdrop of competing demands.  

These posts are available for one year.

Equal Opportunities
Waltham Forest is a diverse borough where diversity is valued and is integral to both, service delivery and employment of its staff. The Council is proud of its rich mix of communities and as the largest employer in the area, it works hard to respond to the changing needs of its population.

We use our statutory duties on race, gender and disability equality and best practice in respect of age, faith and sexual orientation to ensure equality of opportunity in the workplace.

The Council is committed to meeting its 4 equality objectives contained within the Waltham Forest Council Equality Plan 2012/2015:

- Promoting equality of opportunity

- Opposing all forms of discrimination, intolerance and disadvantage

- Ensuring our workforce reflects the diverse communities of Waltham Forest at all levels.

- Providing fair, appropriate, accessible and excellent Services to all.

Respecting Diversity is a core Council value.

How to apply

Application Information The councils preference is for on-line application forms. However if you have a disability and are unable to complete an on-line application, please ring 0208 496 4227 who will be able to arrange an alternative. For more information on how to complete your application form, follow this link: Applying for a job at Waltham Forest Council

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