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Locum Social Worker - Hospital Social Work

  • Salary: £25 - £27 per hour
  • Location: Bromley, Kent
  • Date posted: 26-10-2017
  • Sector: Social Work
  • Job type: Contract
  • Job reference: HQ00002974_1509014814


Bromley Council are currently looking for 2 experienced locum social workers to join their Hospital Social Work Team.


Your role would include:
Managing a caseload of people with care and support needs and carers with support needs.
Required to carry out assessments for clients in Hospital to determine eligibility and care and support needs of people, and the support needs of carers of people with care and support needs, and for these to be done in line with the expectations of the Care Act 2014 and the regulations and statutory guidance that go with it.
Undertaking Safeguarding Enquiries in accordance with Care Act 2014 duties.
Apply the Mental Capacity Act and undertake capacity assessments.
Working with people to plan how their care and support needs or, in the case of carers, their support needs might be met. This will involve identifying eligible needs and needs that will be met by the local authority.
Being able to carry out financial assessments relating to care and support services, or make sure these are done.
Give people who may have care and support needs or who are carers information about any likely cost of services, welfare rights entitlements, and any other relevant information and advice.


You must have:
* Experience of Care Management in a Hospital setting
* Good sound knowledge of the Care Act
* Experience of managing safeguarding cases
* Good Team Player
* Able to work on own initiative


Benefits:
* Training & Development Opportunities
* Flexible/Remote Working
* Remote and flexible working


You must:
Have a recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/DipSW/CQSW)
Be registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)
A minimum of 2 years post qualified experience


Why choose Charles Hunter Associates?
* Your own dedicated specialist consultant
* Access to the widest variety of social work jobs across 180 authorities and private organisations throughout the UK
* Prompt and reliable payroll which runs weekly
* Free access to our online social work training portal with CPD materials - worth £500 a year
* Free DBS and compliance service
* £250 referral fee if you refer a friend or colleague looking for work


If you wish apply or would like a detailed Job Description, please contact Emily Game 0118 948 5555 or egame@charecruitment.com. Alternatively, you can apply through the website.