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Senior Social Worker
  • Employer: Wokingham Borough Council
  • Reference: 710226
  • Published: Thu 03/09/2020, 12:15 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 28/09/2020, 23:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: Grade 9: £38,890 - £43,857 per annum
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Shute End, Civic Offices, Wokingham, Berkshire

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Senior Social Worker

We have a dynamic Transition Team in Adult Social Care and are in need of a Senior Social Worker. The Senior post will involve supervising Social Workers and managing complex cases. 


In the team we provide support for 14 to 25 year olds with complex and significant disabilities. Our work is aiding their transition around independence skills, education and work. We assess for direct payment needs as well as the provision of supported living. As a team we work closely with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) and aid Education Health Care Plan requirements and Continuing Health Care support, assisting around transition to adulthood needs and at times the necessity for residential school. We as a team complete Self Directed Assessments, Mental Capacity Assessments, Best Interest Assessor work, Reviews and Carers Assessments. 


Our role also involves supporting Children in Care to Transition to Adulthood, as well as Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) to support Adult Social Care requests. 
 
Closing date: 11pm, 28th September 2020 
Interview dates: 5th and 8th October (subject to change) 
 
For an informal discussion about this post, please contact Anita Davies at a.davies@wokingham.gov.uk or Amanda Brierley Amanda.brierley@wokingham.gov.uk or Nakita Baptiste Nakita.baptiste@wokingham.gov.uk. . 
 
Wokingham Borough Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff, other workers and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful candidates for this role will be subject to Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) checks along with other relevant employment checks. 
 
To apply, please follow the link to the online application form. CVs are not accepted. 
Alternatively, please email HREnquiries@wokingham.gov.uk quoting ref: 710226. 
 
Wokingham is an equal opportunities employer.