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Qualified Social Worker - Long Term Support Service

  • Location

    Calderdale, West Yorkshire

  • Sector:

    Social Care

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  • Salary:

    Up to £35 per hour + Negotiable + Depending on Experience

  • Contact:

    Joe Hilton

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  • Published:

    20 days ago

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Qualified Social Worker - Calderdale Council - Long Term Support Service (Over 65) - Up to £35ph!

The role is within Calderdale's Personalised Long Term Support Service - Adults over 65 with a variety of care and support needs. The role will be a key part in ensuring our continued success in fulfilling the Council's statutory responsibilities under the Care Act 2014. The service is committed to helping people to achieve the outcomes that matter to them in their life and the successful applicant will work closely with colleagues to protect an adult's right to live in safely, free from abuse and neglect. The teams work tirelessly with adults, carers and families to uphold Human Right and promote social justice.

The social workers will support with the duty function across the teams including palliative to assist with hospital discharges / End of Life hospital discharges, safeguarding initial enquiries, welfare checks in care homes, crisis intervention for those who are awaiting allocation. The role will include working closely with other professionals including OT, Physio, mental health, GP, District nurses, fire service and the police. The role will include completion of Mental Capacity Assessments & Best Interest and safeguarding case work.

The social workers will be joining a team of experienced social workers and service coordinators and supportive management that are dedicated to strengths-based and outcome-focused practice.

Benefits of working with Remedy

  • A personal one-one service from your highly experienced dedicated consultant.
  • Top tier supplier to numerous local authorities throughout the UK giving us access to jobs before other agencies.
  • Referral bonus - up to £250* per person placed.
  • Option to be paid on either Wednesday or Friday.

*Terms & Conditions apply

You will be required to fully register with Remedy for all locum positions.

Remedy Social Care is a REC Standard agency and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the vulnerable. Successful applicants will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the DBS. Our objective is to be an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from everyone with suitable skills and ability regardless of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, gender, disability, sexual orientation, age, religion or belief. All applications will be accepted and reviewed solely on merit.