Vacancy posted: Saturday, 16 Jun 2012
£34,912 - £38,160 - (Fixed term for 2 years) Riverview House, Perth Advertised on: Friday 15 June 2012
Closing Date: Friday 29 June 2012
This post could be available as a secondment opportunity.
An exciting opportunity has arisen to act as a specialist lead for young people with complex learning disability and/or autistic spectrum disorder (ASD) to support them through school transitions and moving into adult life.
The successful candidate will support young people, parents, carers and families with information and advice about opportunities for local and personalised support provision for young people who have complex learning disability and/or ASD. You will review young people with complex needs to ensure Self Directed Support and local community support options are fully realised and to promote the development of independent skills.
You will carry responsibility for cases with high to very high level of need, the complexity of which require advanced social work experience, knowledge and skills in learning disability and /or ASD.
Close collaboration with colleagues in Education and Children’s Services to promote a seamless transition for young people moving from school into adult life is an essential part of the role.For further information, please contact Jamie Kirkby Team Leader on 01738 476565.
Please APPLY ONLINE. Online facilities are available at all public libraries in Perth and Kinross. If you have a disability and require reasonable adjustments, please call 01738 475000 to discuss.
Job Reference: PKC003944
Closing Date: 29-Jun-2012
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