Qualified Social Worker

Posted 17 June 2024
Salary £33 - £35 per hour
Job type Contract
Discipline Social Care
Contact NameMikeala Osborn

Job description

Our client, Slough Council, is looking for a Qualified Social Worker to join their Community Team.


Working within a multi-disciplinary team and applying a strength based community focused model of social care within a locality setting. Social Workers will hold a complex caseload of residents or their carers to undertake appropriate assessments, care and support plans and reviews in accordance with legislation, Council and Departmental Procedures and best practice.


  • To facilitate and support service users to undertake supported self-assessments and make informed choices about the services they receive.
  • To work with individuals and be able to undertake assessments of risk, need and capacity, responding appropriately when necessary
  • To understand the key concepts of the knowledge base relevant to Social Work. To have an excellent working knowledge of the Care Act, Mental Capacity Act, Continuing Health Care and Safeguarding practice.
  • To facilitate service users in the identification of services within the community and
    purchasing of services on their behalf to meet both their short term and long term needs.
  • To understand the key concepts of Telecare and how these apply to keeping people safe in the community and purchasing of services on their behalf to meet both their short term and long term needs
  • To ensure the safe use of equipment & adaptations and teach service users/carers to safely use the equipment. To ensure that all work complies with relevant legislation, policy and guidance on safe working practices
  • To refer, liaise, consult and work effectively with other professionals in order to identify and meet service user/carers needs e.g. Social Care Staff, NRS Equipment Service, Health Care Professionals, Housing Partners, Home Improvement Agencies and contractors
  • To positively contribute to the achievement of joint working practice within Community Locality teams, across Slough Borough Council departments and external partners
  • To facilitate service users and carers in the identification of assessment and support plans using appropriate tools to enable validation
  • To ensure financial competency in relation to support planning and SBC charging policy and Mental Capacity Act

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.

Remedy Social Care is a APSCo 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.