Qualified Social Worker Adults

Posted 11 June 2024
Salary £30 - £32 per hour
Job type Contract
Discipline Social Care
Contact NameMikeala Osborn

Job description

Our client, Sutton council, is looking for a Qualified Social Worker to join their Learning Disabilities team.

The role focus is to primarily support with assessment and support planning for high cost placements and packages of care for young people who are approaching adulthood.

You will be responsible for;

  • Conducting Care Act 2014 compliant eligibility assessments for young people and their carers in a timely way, to identify eligible social care needs and developing focussed, person centred and strengths based outcomes within the support plans, including carrying out comprehensive Continuing Healthcare checklists and work in collaboration with our partners in the NHS to obtain CHC funding for young people who are eligible for this.
  • Monitoring, reviewing and maintaining up to date support plans, ensuring they meet the changing needs of young people and reflect good value for money whilst advocating for young people's rights, choices, and access to services.
  • Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people, adhering to relevant legislation and policies. Be able to identify and assess levels of risk and need (within statutory frameworks) in complex situations and undertake safeguarding investigations and deliver protective and/or supportive services for individuals at risk, including work that may be required by the Court of Protection
  • Hold and effectively manage a complex and varied caseload with ability to make sound professional judgement with appropriate supervision, guidance, and support, reflecting the function of the team in accordance with policy, procedures, guidance and legislation.
  • Collaboration with multidisciplinary teams, including children's services, education, healthcare professionals and community partners to enable a holistic approach to meeting the needs of the young person

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.