Social Worker - Older ...
Up to £28.00 per hour
Sanctuary Social Care is currently looking for an experienced and dedicated Social Worker to work full-time in a Older People Physical Disabilities 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 per hour (LTD Company Equivalent) and is an initial 3-month contract. Duties: To manage a caseload of people older and younger adults with care and support needs and carers with support needs in Lambeth. To carry out assessments for clients in the community 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: 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 Ronnie Bradford; 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.