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Qualified Social Worker - Charity Caseworker Team

Qualified Social Worker - Charity Caseworker Team

Posted 2 September by Second Chance Headway Centre

Second Chance Headway have provided support to adults with Acquired Brain Injury , their families and carers for over 40 years. We are looking to recruit a qualified social worker with experience of working in Adult Social Care to join our new case work team. Working in the community with adults with Acquired Brain Injury across West Yorkshire, the successful candidate will manage their own caseload and work in a collaborative way with service users and families to undertake assessments of service users and their support needs using a person centred, strengths based approach. The successful candidate will be responsible for identifying and negotiating a range of appropriate services and interventions that meet the needs of service users. A central part of this will be in supporting clients to access statutory services and timely rehabilitation where indicated. The role involves providing ongoing social work support to clients and their families.

The successful candidate will be working as part of a wider MDT at Second Chance Headway and will have the opportunity to support partner agencies with complex case management. The role includes delivering training to partner agencies.

As this is a new service the successful candidate will be working with the casework team Service Manager to develop the service and to complete research and evaluation of the project.

Supervision and professional development will be supported.

The role involves working with people in a variety of community settings with an office base in Wakefield.

Required skills

  • Social Work
  • Casework
  • MDT

Reference: 40812422

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