Social Worker - OPPD Team

Posted 16 January 2023
Salary Up to £35.00 per hour + hybrid working
LocationCentral Bedfordshire
Job type Contract
DisciplineSocial Work
Contact NameKatherine Scoggins

Job description

A Local Authority in Bedfordshire is looking for a Social Worker to join their Older People and Physical Disabilities Team. This is a Locum Social Work role.

The ideal Social Worker will have recent experience in an OPPD or Safeguarding focussed environment. The key to success in this role is to treat every case individually to create the best possible outcomes.

Benefits for you as an Adult's OPPD Social Worker:

  • Exceptional pay rate of £35.00 per hour
  • Hybrid working scheme
  • Parking available/ nearby
  • An opportunity to further enhance your CV and skillset
  • A stable contract due to the demand of the service

Your responsibilities as an Adult's OPPD Social Worker:

  • Manage a complex caseload age 65+
  • Complete Mental Capacity Act assessments
  • Deal with Safeguarding enquiries
  • Undertake Care Act Assessments and Safeguarding assessments
  • Liaise with other services within the council in regard to the best intertest of the service user
  • Implement care plans and care packages

Requirements of you as an Adult's OPPD Social Worker:

  • A recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/DipSW/CQSW)
  • A valid Social Work England registration
  • Have competent knowledge and experience of OPPD work
  • A valid UK driving licence and vehicle is essential to this role

Location: Bedfordshire

Umbrella pay rate: £35.00 per hour

PAYE payment options available also

Please follow the instructions on this website, or alternatively contact Katherine Scoggins on 0118 948 5555 or email for further details and please do be sure to leave your contact details

If this role isn't what you are looking for, but you are looking to make a move within Social Work, get in touch, as we have many other opportunities!