Qualified Social Worker

Posted 30 March by IMmagIN Recruitment Ltd
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This post is an exciting opportunity for a Qualified Social Worker to be part of Essex County Councils Meaningful Lives Matter Program. You will be working with people with Learning Disabilities and/or Autism, so a passion for improving opportunities for this group of individuals is essential. You will be part of a small team responsible for carrying our reviews of Adults with Learning Disabilities and/or Autism in line with the objectives of the MLM program.
Service/Functional Accountabilities

  • Assess complex social care needs and provide support to vulnerable adults, which enable them to live healthily and independently.
  • Develop support plans that gain commitment to solutions that drive the care required for each individual's needs.
  • Accountable for working within the statutory legal framework, policy and guidance and determining when the threshold for statutory intervention has been reached
  • Work collaboratively building effective relationships with internal and external partnerships and stakeholders, and the voluntary sector to assist children and vulnerable people in gaining support for inclusivity from within the community.
  • Accountable for conducting assessments and plan responses to safeguard a child or vulnerable adult include intervention as required.
  • Develop a client centric approach which enables early intervention and prevention and increases independence.


Skills, Knowledge and Experience

  • Educated to degree level i.e. Diploma or degree in social work, CQSW, CSS or equivalent. Current registration with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) as a registered social worker
  • Evidence of continuing professional development and demonstrable capability of practice in accordance with current professional standards e.g. professional capability framework, knowledge and skills statement.
  • Experience within a social care setting with evidence of challenging social and family situations.
  • Strong communication skills and an ability to develop a rapport and engage with diverse groups of individuals.
  • Evidence of clear decision making in order to highlight and limit the potential risks associated with intervention.


The role requires you to be mobile throughout a wider operational area including travelling around the county of Essex and beyond.
Driving licence and car or the ability to meet the mobility requirements of the role through other means is essential

This post is an exciting opportunity for a Qualified Social Worker to be part of Essex County Councils Meaningful Lives Matter Program. You will be working with people with Learning Disabilities and/or Autism, so a passion for improving opportunities for this group of individuals is essential. You will be part of a small team responsible for carrying our reviews of Adults with Learning Disabilities and/or Autism in line with the objectives of the MLM program.
Service/Functional Accountabilities

  • Assess complex social care needs and provide support to vulnerable adults, which enable them to live healthily and independently.
  • Develop support plans that gain commitment to solutions that drive the care required for each individual's needs.
  • Accountable for working within the statutory legal framework, policy and guidance and determining when the threshold for statutory intervention has been reached
  • Work collaboratively building effective relationships with internal and external partnerships and stakeholders, and the voluntary sector to assist children and vulnerable people in gaining support for inclusivity from within the community.
  • Accountable for conducting assessments and plan responses to safeguard a child or vulnerable adult include intervention as required.
  • Develop a client centric approach which enables early intervention and prevention and increases independence.


Skills, Knowledge and Experience

  • Educated to degree level i.e. Diploma or degree in social work, CQSW, CSS or equivalent. Current registration with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) as a registered social worker
  • Evidence of continuing professional development and demonstrable capability of practice in accordance with current professional standards e.g. professional capability framework, knowledge and skills statement.
  • Experience within a social care setting with evidence of challenging social and family situations.
  • Strong communication skills and an ability to develop a rapport and engage with diverse groups of individuals.
  • Evidence of clear decision making in order to highlight and limit the potential risks associated with intervention.


The role requires you to be mobile throughout a wider operational area including travelling around the county of Essex and beyond.
Driving licence and car or the ability to meet the mobility requirements of the role through other means is essential

Application questions

Do you have a current HCPC registraion?
Are you able to start work immediately?

Reference: 42366687

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