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Qualified Social Worker - Older Persons/Physical Disabilities

  • Location

    East London, London

  • Sector:

    Social Care

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £26.00 - £28.00 per hour + Depending on experience

  • Contact:

    Holly Astrop

  • Contact email:

    holly@remedymedical.co.uk

  • Salary high:

    28

  • Salary low:

    26

  • Job ref:

    rem-98476986_1568881376

  • Published:

    27 days ago

  • Duration:

    On-going

  • Expiry date:

    2019-10-19

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Remedy Recruitment Group are currently seeking an experienced Qualified Social Worker to work within an Older Persons and Physical Disabilities Team for a Local Authority based in East London.

Job Purpose

The Older People and Physical Disabilities Service work with the person and other professionals as necessary in order to facilitate the stated functions of the OPPD Service. This includes the undertaking of proportionate assessments, ongoing support and proactively working with complex issues, family dynamics, legal issues, crisis, providing information and advice, transferring to another team if required and the provision of ongoing safeguarding. Main duties will be completing reviews, scheduling reviews, converting care plans to support plans and making sure that the people of the Borough are receiving the support that meets their needs. Responsible to the Team Manager and Senior Practitioner.

Provision of a safeguarding function, to assess and investigate risk, mental capacity, DOLS and safeguarding issues ensuring the use of all appropriate resources from Social Care, Health and other voluntary and statutory agencies. To ensure that all related administrative functions are undertaken. To attend case conferences, reviews and represent the Council at Court when this is determined as appropriate.

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