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Qualified Social Worker - Adults - South West London

Qualified Social Worker - Adults - South West London

  • Location

    South West London, London

  • Sector:

    Social Care

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £27.00 - £28.00 per hour + Negotiable, depending on experience

  • Contact:

    Holly Astrop

  • Contact email:

    holly@remedymedical.co.uk

  • Salary high:

    28

  • Salary low:

    27

  • Job ref:

    hol09576_1536828468

  • Published:

    2 months ago

  • Duration:

    On going

  • Expiry date:

    2018-10-13

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Remedy Recruitment Group are currently seeking an experienced Qualified Social Worker to work within an Adults Social Care Team for a Local Authority based in South West London.

Job Purpose

1. To undertake assessments of individual and carers needs and risks to encourage independence, provide support and prevent harm. This includes promoting a multi - agency approach by developing and maintaining effective working relationships

2. To undertake statutory intervention where service users are deemed to be at risk, including situations where people may be neglected or abused in accordance with the Inter-Agency Policy and Procedures for Safeguarding Adults

3. To work in partnership with service users and carers using a person-centred approach, with the aim of maximising independence, well being and choice.

4. To hold a caseload appropriate to the level of expertise and provide support and expert advice to social care assessors, students and partners.

5. To provide advice, information and guidance to service users and carers ensuring that that support plans and other information regarding individual care packages is shared with the service user, carers and other agencies as required in accordance with the Council's policies and procedures including those on data protection

6. To facilitate service user choice and empowerment through promoting independence and the personalisation agenda through all stages of assessment, support planning and review to enable service users to maintain independence for as long as possible

7. To monitor implementation of packages of care and support and adjust them as appropriate and to ensure that individual care packages, including funding arrangements for any services, are thoroughly reviewed in accordance with statutory requirements and Council policy to ensure highest quality of service and best value.

8. To apply social work ethical principles and values to guide professional practice and respect diversity and apply critical reflection and analysis to inform professional decisions and use supervision to promote continuous professional development

9. To ensure that information is recorded consistently, accurately and meets statutory timescales. To ensure that service user confidentiality is maintained and that information is shared with the service user, care and other agencies in accordance with the Department's data protection requirements.

Please respond to this advert with a copy of your most recent CV, alternatively please contact Holly at Remedy for further information