Qualified Social Worke...
£28.00 - £31.00 per hour
Sanctuary Social Care is currently looking for an experienced and dedicated Social Worker to work full-time in an Adults Learning Disabilites Team based in Brent. 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 -£31 per hour (LTD Company Equivalent) and is an initial 3-month contract. Job Purpose: To carry out needs led assessments of adult within the guidelines of Community Care Act. To care manage straight forward and complex cases including Safeguarding Adults and Deprivation of Liberty. Co-ordinating and reviewing multi-service care packages. To support the unit in meeting individual / Unit performance targets and actively contributes to its continuous improvement. Responsibilities: To carry out Needs- Led assessments of service users and their carers in accordance with the council's Self-directed assessment. To formulate appropriate care plans and negotiate care packages with service users and service providers. This will involve formulating multi-service care packages, and reviewing on a regular basis. To carry out all duties in accordance with the council's policy and procedures. Main Duties: To carry out needs led assessments of service users and their careers and to manage on a time limited or long term basis and meet performance targets. To complete financial assessment of service users, and support them to manage their financial affairs. To apply fair access criteria to determine eligibility for treatment. To identify appropriate services to meet appropriate need, and negotiate contracts with providers. To provide care plans to service users in receipt of services from the department. To regularly monitor and carry out within guidelines of the Community Care Act timely 6 weeks/12months reviews of services provided to service users within allocated caseload. This will include reviewing multi-service care packages. To update care plans following reviews, and negotiate care packages with service providers. To be familiar with Brent's policies and procedures and appropriate legislation procedures and resources. To maintain appropriate and up to date service user's records and to provide statistical information and reports as and when required. To co-operate in research projects where appropriate To contribute to the development, planning and implementation of policy and practice relating to the care management of service users. To facilitate and foster effective relationship between local authority, NHS, private and sector partners and service providers. Requirements of the Social Worker: Degree or equivalent in Social Work Current HCPC registration Contact: This Social Worker job is advertised by Jake Merry; if you are interested in this position please click above 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. With this information, we will provide appropriate support to you throughout the process and into your work placement.