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Social Worker Residential LD Manager Adults

Social Worker Residential LD Manager Adults

Posted 1 October by Partnership Jobs
2 years FTC

£30k pa, taxable in St Helena; a tax free International Supplement will also apply

Are you passionate and caring, enjoying developing skills and practice within others? Can you think creatively and develop ideas?

A sub-tropical island of spectacular and beautiful landscapes in the South Atlantic with a warm and friendly population of 4,500, St Helena is a self-governing overseas territory of the UK. A new international airport now offers a weekly scheduled flight from Johannesburg.

Join our team supporting the needs of the elderly and vulnerable in a multi-faceted role encompassing all areas of adult social work.

You will provide clear care plans within residential services, outreach teams, day care, care settings and support the implementation of needs-led person-centred care to the most vulnerable members of the community. Up-to-date care plans must be regularly reviewed. Taking the lead in co-ordinating complex cases where multi-disciplinary input is required, you may be required to work evenings, weekends and occasional public holidays

A UK Qualified Social Worker CQSW or DipSW or equivalent, you must have a current registration with the HCPC or equivalent registratory body. Residential service experience at management level in social work adults will be essential, with significant experience of complex mental capacity issues and the Mental Capacity Ordinance (2016)/Mental Capacity Act (2005). You will have provided accredited training to Social Services/welfare staff and other relevant agencies in key aspects of social work/care. Solution focused with strong negotiation skills, you understand and champion anti-discriminatory and anti-oppressive values, having worked within safeguarding adult's frameworks and with complex situations and competing priorities. The role is to lead on the learning disability residential offer on St Helena ensuring that the service delivery is in line with promoting independence, choice, respect and rights. The service requires management and leadership in order to promote services in line with the needs of this client group.

We offer an extensive benefits package with 30 days leave pa, fare paid travel, freight, pension contribution and relocation allowance (see overseas vacancy information). An application form can be found at our website via the button below where further information can also be found, or you may contact Kedell Worboys onor email: .

Applications should be sent via email and received by 13 October. Interviews will be held in London or by Skype.

Due to the potential for high numbers of applications, if you have not heard from us within 2 weeks of the closing date you should assume you have not been short listed. We would like to thank you for your interest in working for the St Helena Government.

Reference: 40934485

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