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Warrington Borough Council - social worker - Over 65's Service

Warrington Borough Council - social worker - Over 65's Service

  • Location

    Warrington, Cheshire

  • Sector:

    Social Care

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £19 - £20 per hour

  • Contact:

    Mikeala Osborn

  • Contact email:

    Mikeala@remedymedical.co.uk

  • Salary high:

    20

  • Salary low:

    19

  • Job ref:

    MIKEALA_1627032617

  • Published:

    2 months ago

  • Duration:

    Ongoing

  • Expiry date:

    2021-08-22

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Our client, Warrington Borough Council is looking for a social worker to join their Over 65's Service.

The service covers 4 geographical areas in Warrington; South, West, East and Central. Each team is supported by a Team Manager, a Senior Practitioner, Experienced Social Workers, Social Workers (including ASYE) and Community Care Workers. The teams also have access to admin support.

The Over 65's service carry out a care management function working primarily with people over the age of 65 years with a range of complex needs including Dementia. We are seeking agency workers with knowledge and experience of completing Care Act Assessments, Safeguarding enquiries, Continuing Health Care, Mental Capacity Assessments and Best Interest processed. Experience of Court of Protection case work would be advantageous but not essential. You will work within the legislation of the Care Act, Mental Capacity Act and the Mental Health Act in order to deliver personalised assessment, support planning and reviews following the strengths based approach, networking with partners and ensuring holistic outcomes and will be fully supported by our management team with your individual caseload.

Full clean drivers licence is required as will need to travel across Warrington to complete Care Act Assessments/Reviews.

Warrington Borough Council adopt an agile working policy and so this includes working from home as well as the option to use the office if required.

Initially for 3 months but potential for extension.

Essential requirements:
* Degree in Social Work or equivalent qualification
* Registration with Social Work England
* ASYE completed


Benefits of working with Remedy
* A personal one-one service from your highly experienced dedicated consultant.
* Top tier supplier across London giving us first access to jobs
* Referral bonus - up to £250* per person placed.
* Double payrolls each week.

*Terms & Conditions apply

You will be required to fully register with Remedy for all locum positions.
To be considered for this role, please apply with your CV on the social care team.

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.