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Qualified Social Worker

  • Location

    Slough, Berkshire

  • Sector:

    Social Care

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    depending on experience

  • Contact:

    Jessica Bussell

  • Contact email:

    Jessica@remedysocialwork.co.uk

  • Salary high:

    36

  • Salary low:

    34

  • Job ref:

    jess159_1658498515

  • Published:

    19 days ago

  • Duration:

    on going

  • Expiry date:

    2022-08-21

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Remedy Recruitment Group are currently seeking a Qualified Social Worker

You will need to be:

  • SWE registered
  • Eligible to work in the UK

Job Description:

  1. To facilitate and support service users to undertake supported self-assessments and make informed choices about the services they receive.
  2. To work with individuals and be able to undertake assessments of risk, need and capacity, responding appropriately when necessary
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. To positively contribute to the achievement of joint working practice within Community Locality teams, across Slough Borough Council departments and external partners
  9. To facilitate service users and carers in the identification of assessment and support plans using appropriate tools to enable validation
  10. To ensure financial competency in relation to support planning and SBC charging policy and Mental Capacity Act
  11. To hold a caseload of a level of complexity and provide case management, guidance support and expert advice to social care staff and students, as and when required.
  12. To ensure a high level of data quality for all information recorded, ensuring that the information is timely, accurate and complete.

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 directly