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Qualified Social Worker - Adults - South London

  • Location

    South London, London

  • Sector:

    Social Care

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £28.00 - £30.00 per hour + Depending on experience

  • Contact:

    Holly Astrop

  • Contact email:

    holly@remedymedical.co.uk

  • Salary high:

    30

  • Salary low:

    28

  • Job ref:

    rem123_1546947353

  • Published:

    12 days ago

  • Duration:

    On going

  • Expiry date:

    2019-02-07

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Remedy Recruitment Group are currently seeking an experienced Qualified Social Worker to work within an Adults Locality Team for a Local Authority in Sutton.

Job Purpose

  • To promote people's well being and maintaining their independence in accordance with the council's policies and procedures and within the legislative framework.
  • Undertake person-centred assessments in line with the council's procedures related to eligibility and assessment and ensure that the needs and outcomes of the assessed individual is reflected and recorded within the assessment process with a clear conclusion of a determination of eligibility and a statement of need.
  • Ensure a person centred support plan is mutually agreed by the assessed and it is set up while support is provided to the individual, family and carer in accordance with the council's procedures.
  • To identify individuals at risk of abuse or neglect ensuring that necessary actions are taken to protect adults from further abuse/neglect and safeguarding investigations are undertaken within the council's required timescales.
  • Assist clients in arranging for suitable independent advocates to support and represent them during the assessment process if they are having difficulties in engaging with the process in accordance with the council's procedures
  • Assist clients in the management of their financial assessment process by providing general financial information and advice and signposting them to the relevant team and/or independent financial advisers.

About you

  1. To work to the HCPC Standards of conduct, performance and ethics.
  2. You must uphold public trust and confidence in social care services.
  3. Co-operate in providing statistical and other information to assess the effectiveness of social care services and to help the department achieve strategic objectives

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