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Social Worker - Adults Team

  • Salary: £27 - £28 per hour
  • Location: Berkshire
  • Date posted: 28-10-2017
  • Sector: Local Authority, Social Work
  • Job type: Contract
  • Job reference: HQ00002994_1509171923

A Berkshire-based Adults Social Work locality team are currently searching for a qualified locum social worker to join their service for the forseeable future.

What's on offer:

  • This team works with older adults and physically disabled service users and can offer a long contract within a stable local authority.
  • A competitive pay rate of up to £28 per hour for the right applicant.
  • Excellent management structure with experienced leaders.
  • Great location, close to London and with major transport links.

Responsibilities:

  • Managing a caseload of 20-30 service users.
  • Carrying person-centred and strength-based care needs assessments.
  • Carrying out Mental Capacity Assessments and making Best Interest decisions.
  • Carrying out reviews of care plans.
  • Working collaboratively with hospitals to facilitate safe discharges and necessary adaptations to service users' lives throughout the reablement and rehabilitation process.
  • Managing safeguarding alerts to mitigate or remove risks for vulnerable adults.

You must have:

  • HCPC registration
  • A clear, enhanced DBS Background check
  • At least two years of experience in an Adults Social Work environment