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Social Worker - Older Persons/ Physical Disabilities

Job Type:
Social Work
Adult Services, Older People, Adults With Physical Disabilities
Social Worker
£27.27 per hour
Job Ref:

Social Worker - Older Persons/Physical Disabilities - Southwark - £27.27p/h

A qualified social worker is needed to join Southwark's older persons with physical disabilities team. In this role you will be ensuring that older persons living in Southwark are receiving all the relevant social care that they are in need of. In order to do this you will need to carry out several types of assessments as well as interventions. You must have previous, post-qualified experience of working within adult services and experience in an older adults or physical disabilities team will be beneficial. 

Benefits of this OP role:

  • Long term contract  
  • Competitive pay rate  
  • Supportive team  

Your duties of this Older Persons/Physical Disabilities Team are:

  • Working with the service user and other professionals in order to facilitate the stated functions of the OPPD service
  • Undertaking proportionate assessments
  • Completing reviews of support plans
  • Carrying out Carer's assessment
  • Proactively working with complex issues
  • Providing information and advice as well as transferring to another team if required
  • Assessing and investigating risk, mental capacity, DoLS and safeguarding issues   
  • Ensuring that all related administrative functions are undertaken
  • Attending case conferences, reviews and representing the Council at Court when this is determined as appropriate

Essential requirements:

  • HCPC registration
  • A UK driving license
  • Eligibility to work in the UK
  • To be qualified as a social worker

Why Liquid Personnel? 

  • New ‘Faster Pay’ service getting you paid more quickly
  • Twice weekly payroll
  • 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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