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Locum Social Worker - Older Person Team

  • Salary: £26 - £28 per hour
  • Location: South London, London
  • Date posted: 25-09-2017
  • Sector: Social Work
  • Job type: Contract
  • Job reference: HQ00002782_1506342685


Croydon Council are currently looking for an experienced locum social worker to join their Older Person Team


Duties:
* Participating on duty rota -dealing with emergencies, taking referrals and completing tasks
* Conducting overview Assessments
* Identifying appropriate systems of support with service users and carers to enable them to maintain and improve their capacity of life to function independently as possible.
* Completing safeguarding cases
* Working within multi-disciplinary teams and promoting integrated services
* Completing Continuing Care checklist for NHS Continuing Care
* Identifying and managing risks in line with F.A.C.S and the NHS&CCA, 1990
* Working in partnership with families and carers to ensure effective service delivery.
* Completing MCA assessments
* Making Referrals to relevant agencies such as assistive technology in order to maximise independence.


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.