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Adults Locality Team (Homeworking) - Senior Practitioner

  • Salary: £30 - £33 per hour
  • Location: Durham, County Durham
  • Date posted: 24-12-2020
  • Sector: Social Work
  • Job type: Contract
  • Job reference: J715_1608817708

A Social Work client in Durham is currently looking to hire an experienced and motivated social worker to work with in their Adults Locality Team. This role will involve a Social Worker making community visits to older adults, physical disabled people and/or dementia patients. Home working is available, but some visits to service users in the community will be necessary.

What's on offer for the Social Worker?

  • Excellent Pay Rate of up to £33!
  • A stable contract due to demand for the service.
  • The freedom to work independently.
  • Home Working.

Responsibility of the Social Worker:

  • Undertake Mental Capacity Act assessments
  • Implement care plans and conduct care packages
  • Undertake Care Act Assessments and Safeguarding assessments
  • Undertake a caseload
  • Liaise with other services within the council for the best intertest of the service user
  • Attend meetings within the team

You must have:

  • Social Work England Registration.
  • A clear, enhanced DBS background check.
  • At least four years of post-qualification experience.
  • Previous experience with Care Act Assessments and Mental Capacity Assessment are essential.
  • Drivers Licence and vehicle access is essential.

If you would like to request further information and register your interest in this unique opportunity, email your CV or call 01189485555 and ask to speak with Luke Longman