Social Worker - Assess...
Up to £28.00 per hour
Sanctuary Social Care is currently looking for an experienced and dedicated Social Worker to work full-time in Redbridge, within the Assessment and Review Team. The ideal candidate will possess highly developed specialist knowledge of social work practice in Adults' Services and be registered with Social Work England. The pay rate for this locum Social Worker job is £28 per hour (Assignment rate) and is an initial 3-month contract. Duties: Undertake the legal and statutory duties of the post as required by the Care Act, Mental Capacity Act, Mental Health Act and any other relevant legislation. Provide a person-centred service which enables people to optimise and maximise their abilities, by utilising a strengths-based model and whole family approach to all interventions. Support people to maintain their independence, within their homes and by utilising support in the local community and their own personal networks. To pro-actively support and work collaboratively with health colleagues to ensure people receive the required health and social care support within the community, are discharged from hospital within agreed timeframes with appropriate support mechanisms in place, prevent hospital admission and pro-actively work with the principles of admission avoidance. Requirements of the Social Worker: Degree or equivalent in social work Current Social Work England registration Significant senior level frontline experience within Adults' Services Must be able demonstrate expert analytical skills and professional judgment in dealing with cases, using a wide range of evidence-based practice to deliver holistic interventions. Expert understanding of The Mental Capacity Act and undertake Best Interest Assessments in line with deprivation of Liberty safeguards. Have an in-depth awareness and understanding of how legislation impacts on practice. Able to demonstrate a high level of knowledge of assessment and evaluation of risk and produce skilled risk assessments in partnership with service users and carers, where required putting in place appropriate interventions, strategies and contingency plans to mitigate risk and to protect vulnerable adults. 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.