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Social Worker - Initial Contact

Job Type:
Social Work
Adult Services, Adult Safeguarding
Social Worker
£27.27 per hour
Job Ref:

Social Worker - Initial Contact - Southwark - £27.27 per hour

Southwark are looking for an experienced Social Worker to join their team working on Initial Contact. The Assessment & Intake Service consists of two teams. The hours of operation for the service are Monday to Friday 9:00am to 5:00pm but some flexibility is required.  

The Assessment & Intake Team has responsibility for receiving work from the Contact Team (the front door team) and to process requests appropriately including a timely assessment of risk and a responsive safeguarding service. The team completes initial assessments and fact finding to determine Care Act eligibility and/or to signpost or provide services to mitigate risks.  

Benefits of this Social Worker role:

  • Long term contract    
  • Supportive team    
  • Competitive pay rate     

Some of the functions undertaken by the team are: 

  • Information and Advice   
  • Redirecting and referring to other services and agencies   
  • Strength-based assessments & reassessments under the Care Act 2014   
  • Urgent response - welfare visits / no replies / urgent packages of care   
  • Safeguarding investigations  
  • Mental Capacity Assessments   
  • Carers assessments   
  • Dealing with legal requests for support           
  • Complaints   

As a Team Manager, you MUST:

  • Be HCPC registered 
  • Be eligible to work in the UK 

Why Liquid Personnel?

  • New ‘Faster Pay’ service getting you paid more quickly 
  • Twice weekly payroll 
  • Discounts on groceries, clothing and many high street stores with “My Liquid Rewards”
  • Free DBS and compliance service
  • Access to exclusive roles that aren't available from other agencies  
  • Your own dedicated consultant with extensive social work knowledge
  • Access to a wide selection of social work positions across the UK
  • “Refer a Friend” bonus - get £200 for each social worker you refer who we successfully place *
  • “Find your own job” bonus – get £250 for bringing your own position to us *

For more information please contact

Liquid Personnel is an equal opportunities employer. Liquid Personnel Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. * Terms and conditions apply to our bonus schemes.

Contact Details:
Tel: 0207 046 6204
Contact: Alex Lawton

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