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Social Worker - Adults Response Team

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  • Job reference: HQ00091965
    Southwark
    Up to £27.27 per hour
    Contract
    Social Worker

    Description

    Are you interesting in developing your Social Work career?

    Sanctuary Social Care is currently looking for an experienced and dedicated Social Worker to work within an Adults Response Team based in Southwark. The ideal candidate will possess highly developed specialist knowledge of Social Work practice in Adult Services and be registered with the HCPC.

    The pay rate for this locum Social Worker job is £27.27 per hour (LTD Company Equivalent) and is an initial 3-month contract.

    This is not a traditional social worker post i.e. it does not require the candidate to hold a case load or carry out assessments under the Care Act 2014 but rather to use their transferrable assessment skills and work in a multidisciplinary team of nurses, pharmacists, physiotherapists, occupational therapists and rehab support workers and carry out initial assessments for patients discharged from hospital in need of urgent care packages being set up and/or preventing acute hospital admissions by providing urgent intervention to set up care support to maintain vulnerable persons in the community and avoid hospital admission for social reasons.

    You will be carrying out initial assessments to identify care and support needs and translate those into a care plan as well as assess if there is a need for any onward referral for equipment provision, nursing intervention, pharmacist support, physiotherapist review or occupational therapist assessment.

    Requirements of the Social Worker:
    - Degree or equivalent in Social Work.
    - Current HCPC registration.
    - Significant frontline experience within Adult Services

    Contact:
    This Social Worker job is advertised by Ronnie Bradford; if you are interested in this position please click below to apply now.

    Due to the high volume of applications we receive, regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet our clients' requirements.

    Reasonable Adjustments:
    If you consider yourself to have a disability or require any reasonable adjustment during the recruitment process or within the workplace, please highlight this at the earliest opportunity by contacting us. With this information, we will provide appropriate support to you throughout the process and into your work placement.