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Qualified Social Worker - Adults & Older People - North London

  • Location

    North London

  • Sector:

    Social Care

  • Contact:

    Alfie Rankin

  • Contact email:

    alfie@remedymedical.co.uk

  • Salary high:

    0

  • Salary low:

    0

  • Job ref:

    AGRF1JYHL

  • Published:

    19 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2018-08-01

Remedy Recruitment Group are looking to recruit Qualified Social Workers on behalf of a local authority based in North London.

This is a locum position starting immediately for a minimum of 3 months.

As a member of the Adults & Older people team you will:

  • Facilitate user choice and control throughout the self-assessment, support planning and review process by promoting independence and wellbeing and applying the principles of personalisation.
  • Provide advice and information to any member of the public requesting this (via the telephone, letters, email, or personal callers).
  • Provide information and signposting advice to enable individuals to increase their sense of well-being and to access to a range of resources that do not require a social care assessment including following up with the individual to ensure that the information provided was satisfactory.
  • Apply the FACS eligibility criteria and give information about any likely cost of services as well as giving appropriate advice on welfare rights entitlements and maximisation of income.
  • Enable service users to undertake un/assisted self -assessments to identify needs and outcomes. This will include taking account of existing forms of support and identifying, recording and managing any potential risks, e.g. Mental Capacity Act and Safeguarding.
  • Facilitate support planning by providing services users with the fullest possible information about the range of support options available.
  • Advise and where appropriate refer service users to support brokers or advocates to help them with the planning of their care needs.
  • Work with service users to document support plans and collate any additional reports, which represent service user/carer needs and aspirations and records identified risks.
In return Remedy are able to offer you:
Up to £30 per hour
Advice & Support from your dedicated consultant