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Qualified Social Worker - Adults with Learning Disabilities

Qualified Social Worker - Adults with Learning Disabilities

  • Location

    South East 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:

    rem0-59867549_1556873322

  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Duration:

    On going

  • Expiry date:

    2019-06-02

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

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

Job Purpose

  • The role is working in a busy Adult learning disability team, experience in working with adults with learning disabilities is desirable. Good references required and good experience in working with adults with complex needs is essential.
  • To manage a caseload of people with care and support needs and carers with support needs.
  • To carry out assessments of the care and support needs of people, and the support needs of carers of people with care and support needs, and for these to be done in line with the expectations of the Care Act 2014 and the regulations and statutory guidance that go with it.
  • To work with people to plan how their care and support needs or, in the case of carers, their support needs might be met. This will involve identifying eligible needs and needs that will be met by the local authority.
  • To carry out financial assessments relating to care and support services, or make sure these are done.
  • Giving people who may have care and support needs or who are carers information about any likely cost of services, welfare rights entitlements, and any other relevant information and advice
  • Where working with a person whose care and support plan, or support plan for a carer, involves services provided or arranged by the local authority, to make the arrangements for these to be put in place.
  • Subject to having had the necessary training, to assess and arrange provision of simple equipment, items of assisting technology and minor adaptations for people with care and support needs. To advise on or oversee installation and use and to undertake reviews of these.

You will need to be:

HCPC registered

Eligible to work in the UK

Why Choose Remedy?

Competitive pay rates

Access to exclusive roles that aren't available from other agencies

1st tier agency

Up to £250 for each social work professional you refer to us who we place*

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