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Senior Social Worker - Transitions

Job Type:
Contract
Sector:
Social Work
Category:
Transitions/Leaving Care
Seniority:
Senior Social Worker
Region:
London
Location:
Richmond
Salary:
£32 per hour
Posted:
06/07/2018
Job Ref:
CSH-74517

Senior Social Worker - Transitions - Richmond - Up to £32 per hour

My client in Richmond is looking for a Senior Social Worker to join the Transitions team. The Senior Social Worker will support the Assistant Service Manager and Service Manager to ensure the delivery of a person-centred service for adults with social care needs and their carers. This includes the supervision of staff, social workers and social care assessors, within the service and acting a Safeguarding Adult Manager (SAM). The Senior Social Worker will also be responsible for a caseload of more complex cases, maintaining a high level of professional service. They have a lead role in promoting high standards of front line practice, linking with the Principal Social Worker as required. Only candidates with significant and extensive post-qualified experience will be considered for this role.

Benefits as a Senior Social Worker:

  • Long term contract 
  • Great work location 
  • Stable management and team 

Duties as a Transitions Social Worker:

  • To hold a case load of exclusively transition cases.
  • To work under the direction of the Transition workstream Senior Social Worker, the Team Manager, the Service Manager and the Head of Disabilities.
  • To progress cases of service users from Children Services to Adult Services.
  • To work jointly with Special Education Needs Co-ordinators re. funding matters in cases where joint funding is required.
  • To work jointly with Health services within the integrated Community Team for People with Learning Disabilities.
  • To attend meetings/set up meetings relevant to the actions needed to be undertaken and to draw holistic support plans with all relevant stakeholders.
  • The ability to work closely with families and service users and to promote their views as well as their wellbeing in all interventions.
  • To raise and/or manage safeguards raised on any case allocated and to address all relevant matters.
  • To be an active part of a vibrant and skilled Transition workstream where other colleagues have extensive experience in this field.
  • To present cases at the weekly Risk Panel when needed to request funding for new cases/amended care packages and in this process to be fluent with the cases presented, to be thorough in knowledge of those cases and detailed in relation to understanding of what is required for service user.
  • To be able to approach Line Management to discuss complex cases to avoid isolated working and promote sharing of skills and knowledge

As a Transitions Social Worker you should have:

  • Experience working in an adult social work post qualified role 
  • Previous experience of safeguarding investigations 
  • Fair Access to Care Services knowledge
  • Experience of completing reviews and assessments 
  • Involvement in handling complex caseloads

You MUST have:

  • HCPC registration
  • Eligibility 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 swapplications@liquidpersonnel.com

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: 02070466201
Contact: Candice Shaw

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