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Social Worker - Hospital Team

Job reference: HQ00090954
Lambeth
Up to £28.00 per hour
Contract
Social Worker

Description

This vacancy has now expired.

Sanctuary Social Care is currently looking for an experienced and dedicated Social Worker to work full-time within an Hospital Team based in Lambeth. The ideal candidates will possess highly developed specialist knowledge of social work practice and be registered with the HCPC.

The pay rate for this locum Social Worker role is £28 (LTD Company Equivalent) per hour and is a 3-month contract.

Job Responsibilities
- To manage a caseload of people with care and support needs and carers with support needs in Hospitals outside Lambeth
- 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
- Undertake Safeguarding Enquiries in accordance with Care Act 2014 duties.
- Apply the Mental Capacity Act and undertake capacity assessments.
- To work 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
- To carry out financial assessments relating to care and support services, or make sure these are done
- Giving 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.
- Work semi-autonomously with limited supervision.

Requirements of the Social Worker:
- HCPC registered
- A highly developed specialist knowledge of Social Work Practice within Adults' Services.

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

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.