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Ealing Council - Social Worker - Adult Independent Living team

  • Location

    Ealing, London

  • Sector:

    Social Care

  • Job type:

    Temporary

  • Salary:

    £28 - £30 per hour

  • Contact:

    Lorna Burner

  • Contact email:

    lorna@remedymedical.co.uk

  • Salary high:

    30

  • Salary low:

    28

  • Job ref:

    LORNA_1603883405

  • Published:

    26 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-11-27

Key skill set:

To work as a part of a multi-disciplinary team providing consistent, timely, quality and financially sustainable social work services to adults, their carers and their families.

To improve outcomes for adults, enabling them to have security, stability and enabling them to develop independence.

To maintain high standards of professional practice and to provide social work services to adults in accordance with the legislative and regulatory framework and departmental guidance and procedure.

Key duties:

To carry out strength-based assessments of adults, their carers and their families relating to the most complex cases to identify areas of need and/or risk of harm. To take a lead role in co-ordinating other professionals to provide specialist assessments. As a result of these assessments, to recommend appropriate actions or services to meet the needs of the adult.

To work with adults who are looked after by the department or referred by outside agencies and to work towards rehabilitation wherever appropriate. To work in partnership with families and all other parties involved in an adult's life to develop care plans that meet their needs. Utilise professional expertise to enable adults to be supported either at home or in placement.

To maintain a sound and up to date working knowledge of relevant legislation, regulation, guidance and best practice. To utilise knowledge of local community and Council and partner organisations' information sources.

To keep and maintain accurate, quality and up to date client records relating to visits made and all other work carried out. Reports to be placed on correct form on client files and reviews of current cases to be undertaken with senior colleagues.

Enable good communication between their carers, their families and professionals.

If you are interested in this role please send your updated CV in the first instance.