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Social Worker, Older People

Job reference: HQ00083916
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 older people's team based in Lambeth. 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 £28 (LTD Company Equivalent) per hour and is an initial 3-month contract.

Responsibilities of the social worker:
- To manage a caseload which includes vulnerable users and/or those with complex problems, taking action where necessary to protect the users and others in emergency situations.
- To make appropriate assessments of individual's social care needs, within specified time limits and in collaboration with health and other relevant agencies, taking into consideration the wishes of individuals and their carers.
- To plan relevant responses to meet individual needs in collaboration with relatives, carers, advocates and representatives, and in consultation with health and other agencies.
- To secure the delivery, within the financial resources available, of services to meet assessed needs.
- To maintain an effective system for coordinating, monitoring and reviewing care plans and service standards; to identify gaps in services and to advise the Line Manager accordingly.

Requirements of the social worker:
- Degree or equivalent in social work
- Current HCPC registration
- Significant senior level frontline experience within adult services

Contact:
This social worker job is advertised by Nick Thomas; 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.