Team Manager, Learning Disability, Arrochar House, (409.26), CD 26/08/2018

West Lothian Council

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  • Reference: WEL02823


Social Work Team Manager – Adults Learning Disability and Autism Team

This is an interesting and challenging opportunity for an enthusiastic person to work within an integrated health and social care team.

Leading a well-established team delivering a service to adults and carers in the community who have a range of disabilities and community care needs- primarily learning disability and autism. The successful candidate must have an ability to work as part of a team, respond to demands of a busy service, have excellent management, communication and report writing skills.

You will be required to have a good understanding of Self Directed Support, Adult Support and Protection legislation and Carers (Scotland) Act 2016.

You must have the ability to travel throughout West Lothian and hold a recognised qualification in social work and be registered as a social worker with SSSC.

Before confirming appointment, you will be required to obtain PVG Scheme Membership through Disclosure Scotland.

the skills and knowledge you must have:-

BA in Social Work or other approved recognised Social Work qualification Registered with SSSC Experience in assessment and care management in a social or health care setting Evidence competence and have a clear understanding to meet minimum standards of registration requirements of a social worker Excellent written, IT and organisational skills. Have an understanding of the current practice and legislative requirements working with adults Flexibility, self –motivated, and ability to work both as a member of a team and autonomously

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