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Qualified Social Worker - Reablement Team

Qualified Social Worker - Reablement Team

  • Location

    Islington, London

  • Sector:

    Social Care

  • Job type:

    Temporary

  • Salary:

    Up to £30.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Ben Holden

  • Contact email:

    ben@remedymedical.co.uk

  • Salary high:

    30

  • Salary low:

    30

  • Job ref:

    Ben - Reablement_1616153265

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-04-18

Islington's Reablement service provides a short intervention for Islington residents of up to six weeks with a view to supporting people to become more independent.

The Reablement Social Worker will be part of a multi-disciplinary team comprised of team leaders, home support workers and case managers, and working together with Pharmacists and Therapists carrying out targeted work to improve the independence of people going through a period of Reablement.

The role of the Reablement Social worker will be to guide people with more complex needs through the up to six week intervention. They will take a lead role in drawing on the expertise of team members to coordinate a person's Reablement journey with a view to maximising independence and working together to meet Reablement goals. The role will include completing social work specific activities and assessments in line with Safeguarding Adults procedures and the Mental Capacity Act.

The successful candidate will hold a relevant professional qualification in Social Work and preferably have experience and evidence of working in Reablement services within a user focused community based social care model and a strategic understanding of the principles of the Reablement approach.