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Qualified Social Worker - Adult Safeguarding - Sutton Council

Qualified Social Worker - Adult Safeguarding - Sutton Council

  • Location

    Sutton, London

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    Social Care

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  • Salary:

    £28.00 - £30.00 per hour + Depending on experience

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    Holly Astrop

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  • Published:

    9 months ago

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Remedy Recruitment Group are currently seeking an experienced Qualified Social Worker to work within an Adult Safeguarding Team for Sutton Council.

Job Purpose

We require an experienced social worker to work in an Learning Disabilities/adults safeguarding team in Sutton, working with adults presenting a wide range of needs.

In this role as a social worker you will have the ability to respond promptly, carry out proportionate assessment and recording, working closely with community, colleagues and health partners as required. Previous skills in mental capacity assessment, establishing best interests and knowledge of safeguarding is essential.

Duties as an Adult Safeguarding Social Worker:

  • To have advanced skills and knowledge in assessment, support planning and the management of risks for individuals and be able to apply council policy and support customers to manage risks appropriately
  • To practice in line with legal requirements, demonstrating a detailed understanding of the Care Act and Mental Capacity Act
  • To undertake best interest decision making, including convening and chairing best interest meetings to fulfil legal requirements of the Mental Capacity Act 2005
  • To advise, guide and support colleagues to meets legal, procedure and practice requirements

You will need to be:

HCPC registered

Eligible to work in the UK

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