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Qualified Social Worker - Adults Assessment Haringey

  • Location

    Haringey, London

  • Sector:

    Social Care

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £28 - £32 per hour

  • Contact:

    Ben Holden

  • Contact email:

    ben@remedymedical.co.uk

  • Salary high:

    32

  • Salary low:

    28

  • Job ref:

    Ben - Ass_1641465838

  • Published:

    20 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-02-05

Main Responsibilities:

  1. Manage and prioritise workload so that deadlines are adhered to with a focus on high standards of written work and effective interventions and outcomes.
  1. To undertake Assessment/ Reviews in a person centred and holistic manner that has a focus on both the individual's strengths and preventative options that enable us to maximise the independence of the individual.
  2. To assess, review and provide support to carers/ family
  1. Ensure that all Assessments/ Reviews are in line with the Mental Capacity Act and that workers make judgements on where a service user may have significant difficult engaging in the process and in those instances that they have suitable advocacy support. Carry out Mental Capacity Assessments and make Best Interest decisions where appropriate
  1. Use the Assessment/ Review process to make sure that the outcomes for service users are achieved and hold providers accountable for making sure that outcomes are met.
  1. Keep full, clear and accurate records
  2. To ensure that any changes to support arrangements are actioned and that cases are presented to panel where additional funding is required. Where reductions in packages are appropriate Social Workers to work with brokerage to make the required changes. Social Workers will also be responsible for pulling back unspent personal budgets and to ensure that care packages are value for money.
  1. To work within the framework and principles of the Care Act 2014 in making sure that the Assessments/ Reviews are accessible, person centred, holistic with a focused on wellbeing and prevention.

Role Purpose:

To undertake person centred Assessments/ Reviews for Haringey residents and service users and their carers in line with the Care Act 2014. Social workers will work to maximise the independence of those assessment and implement preventative interventions, including working with voluntary and community groups and ensure a strengths-based approach is central to the process.