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
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 *
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