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Brent- Qualified Social Worker- Adults Team

Brent- Qualified Social Worker- Adults Team

  • Location

    Brent, London

  • Sector:

    Social Care

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £30 - £32 per hour

  • Contact:

    James Jackson

  • Contact email:

    James@remedyeducation.co.uk

  • Salary high:

    32

  • Salary low:

    30

  • Job ref:

    SWJJ0545_1647942274

  • Published:

    2 months ago

  • Duration:

    long term

  • Expiry date:

    2022-04-21

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Our Client, Merton Social Services, is looking for a Qualified Social Worker to join their Adults First Response Team.

We are looking for Social Workers with post qualification experience in working within Adult Social Care, to join our ASC - Access and Assessment Team. The Team is responsible for providing information and access to a wide range of universal community services available to support vulnerable and disabled adults as well as advising on eligibility criteria for adult social care funded services.
The ideal candidate will possess highly developed knowledge of Social Work practice.
The team practices in a strengths based approach and promotes a preventative agenda

DUTIES:
- Complete initial contact assessments
- Respond to urgent requests of care
- put in care packages to meet eligible needs
- provide advice and information accordingly

Key Skills:

Ability to assist in monitoring the work of the Team in order to be able to evaluate practice and to identify unmet need

Ability to create innovative, appropriate packages of care in order to maximise independence whilst minimising risk

Ability to deal sensitively with people who are under stress

Ability to deal with highly sensitive and, possibly, distressing information in a manner which allows for positive risk management but adheres to confidentiality policies.

Ability to identify and manage risk, including positive risk taking. Ability to understand issues involved in the assessment and management of risk

Good oral, written and interpersonal communication skills

Good time management skills with the ability to work under pressure and to meet deadlines, especially with reports

You will need to be:

Social work england registered
Eligible to work in the UK
Atleast 2 years post qualifying managerial experience

If you do not have the required experience, you will not be contacted.

Why Choose Remedy?

Competitive pay rates
Access to exclusive roles that aren't available from other agencies
1st tier agency
Up to £250 for each social work professional you refer to us who we place*

If you are interested and would like to find out more please apply to this advert with a copy of your updated CV. Alternatively, please send your CV