Part-Time Locum Social Worker - Continuing Care Team

Charles Hunter Associates
£26.00 per hour
04 Aug 2017
14 Aug 2017
Surrey County Council are currently seeking part-time Locum Social Worker to join their Continuing Health Care Team in Leatherhead. You must be HCPC registered, have 2 years' minimum post qualified experience, hold an enhanced DBS and have completed your ASYE year and hold a valid UK driving license with access to a car. PLEASE NOTE THIS ROLE IS PART TIME 22 HOURS, THURSDAY, FRIDAY AND 1 OTHER DAY. Roles and Responsibilities: To provide a professional social work service to adults their families and carersliving in Surrey in line with the requirements of the Care Act. To engage with individuals, families, groups and communities to assess and intervene, and using professional judgement, employ a range of interventions promoting choice, control and independence. The role holder will assist individuals, carers and families to develop support plans to meet the outcomes identified, using an asset based approach and family, friends and community options where appropriate and eligible needs are identified. They will actively encourage involvement and ownership of the support plan but to take a leadership role where appropriate, and will give clear explanation of the use of Direct Payments so that informed decisions can be made. The role holder will actively promote wellbeing and independence, to enable individuals and carers to retain or regain their skills and confidence and prevent or delay deterioration. They will engage effectively with families to facilitate contingency planning to anticipate complexity and changing circumstances. They will ensure that as part of the assessment NHS Continuous Healthcare is considered for all individuals. They will also assist with the duty/intake function of the team as required, providing immediate professional guidance on urgent issues, arranging immediate support to manage risk in line with a personalised approach and escalating issues of concern to more senior staff. Why choose Charles Hunter Associates? Your own dedicated specialist consultant Access to the widest variety of social work jobs across 180 authorities and private organisations throughout the UK Prompt and reliable payroll which runs weekly Free access to our online social work training portal with CPD materials - worth £500 a year Pay rate £26.00 per hour Free DBS and compliance service £250 referral fee if you refer a friend or colleague looking for work If you wish apply or would like a detailed Job Description, please contact Emily Game 0118 948 5555 or Alternatively, you can apply through the website. Managers are looking to interview shortly, so please do not hesitate to give me a call