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Oldham- QSW-Duty & Assessment

  • Location

    Oldham, Greater Manchester

  • Sector:

    Social Care

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  • Salary:

    Up to £33 per hour

  • Contact:

    Mikeala Osborn

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  • Published:

    10 days ago

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To have responsibility for a caseload, including cases which can be of a complex and challenging nature. To assist in the supervision and/or support of staff, including conducting formal supervision sessions and giving technical advice and guidance to staff. To continue to develop professionally, and be accountable for the delivery of, and promote, social work good practice.

KEY TASKS - Service Delivery & Operational Tasks

To screen referrals and undertake the assessment of support needs for Service Users, Carers and Families. To develop/ assist to develop Care & Support Plans for Service Users, including Self Directed Care through Individual Budgets, in order to resolve practical and emotional social care, health and well-being difficulties.

To maintain records in necessary formats and ensure content by self and team is accurate and personal information is kept confidential.

To prepare, attend and participate in meetings and decision-making forums, for example, Court appearances, Reviews, Panels, Case Conferences or team meetings. To chair meetings as appropriate.

To provide information, data and statistics as required.

To inform managers of service deficiencies or issues interfering with delivering an efficient service, assist to identify and make suggestions for opportunities for improvement.

To act for and advocate on behalf of Service Users, Carers and Families, within the boundaries of corporate and directorate policies.

To develop and maintain appropriate working relationships with partnership agencies, including health and voluntary sector agencies.

KEY TASKS - Supervision

To undertake first line supervision and/or support of staff including checking the quality of work and assisting the Team Manager to allocate work and case loads.

To support staff in learning, training and development activities, particularly those studying for qualifications.

To give advice and guidance to staff on casework both for service delivery and development of their own knowledge.

Essential requirements:
* Degree in Social Work or equivalent qualification
* Registration with Social Work England
* ASYE completed

Benefits of working with Remedy
* A personal one-one service from your highly experienced dedicated consultant.
* Top tier supplier across London giving us first access to jobs
* Referral bonus - up to £250* per person placed.
* Double payrolls each week.

*Terms & Conditions apply

You will be required to fully register with Remedy for all locum positions.
To be considered for this role, please apply with your CV on the social care team.

Remedy Social Care is a REC Standard agency and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the vulnerable. Successful applicants will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the DBS. Our objective is to be an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from everyone with suitable skills and ability regardless of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, gender, disability, sexual orientation, age, religion or belief. All applications will be accepted and reviewed solely on merit.