We are working with a small independent charity based in Merton, who support people with disabilities to live independently and have control over their own lives. They are a user-led organisation promoting the inclusion, choice, and independence of Deaf and Disabled People. They are currently looking to recruit a temporary, part-time (21 hours per week) Senior Case Worker; this position is offered on a temporary basis until the end of March 2021, with a possibility of extension.
As their Senior Case Worker, you will provide information, advice and advocacy support to individuals with disabilities and additional needs. You will manage your own caseload and as a senior member of the team you will supervise and coach others as well as engaging with funders and other relevant stakeholders. You will also support the Service Manager with training and development of trainee case workers and deputise in place of the service manager when required.
To be considered, you will have significant case management experience as well as the ability to provide quality assurance advice to the public on a one to one basis. You will be experienced in effectively managing your workload and dealing with situations which can be of a challenging or distressing nature. Finally, you will need to have knowledge and experience of quality assurance systems and how to implement them (e.g. Supervisor File Reviews). The ability to demonstrate an empathy for the issues and barriers faced by disabled people and an understanding of the policy issues affecting their lives is essential.
To be considered, you will be in possession of a fully enhanced DBS check, issued within the last year or registered to the online update service and must be available to start immediately
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Applications will be reviewed, and interviews scheduled with the client, on an on-going basis.
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