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Social Worker - Adults Community

Job Type:
Temporary
Sector:
Social Work
Category:
Adult Services, Community
Seniority:
Social Worker
Region:
South East
Location:
West Sussex
Salary:
£28 per hour
Posted:
04/03/2019
Job Ref:
ALA-87710

Social Worker - Adults Community - West Sussex - £28 per hour

We require an experienced Social Worker to work in a Adults Community Team in West Sussex. 

In this role as a Social Worker you will be commissioning packages of care to ensure service users can continue living independent lives in the community. You will also be responsible for identifying and implementing unmet needs and service shortfalls in the construction of individual care plans.

It is essential that candidates have previous statutory adult services experience. 

Benefits as a Adults Community Social Worker:

  • Long term contract 
  • Competitive pay rate 
  • Supportive team 

Responsibilities as a Adults Community Social Worker:

  • Participate in the operation of duty desk, responding and prioritising cases accordingly to need
  • Completing assessments of need for service users and their carers 
  • Presenting large and complex cases to panel to for funding for provision of services
  • Working with other professionals and agencies (GP's, District Nurses, Occu…Therapists/Physiotherapists, Housing Wardens, Residential/Nursing Homes, Mental Health Services Memory Clinic's)the community in order to implement packages of care
  • Assessing for mental capacity and best interests  Mental Capacity Act 2005 and ensuring DOLS procedures are in place when appropriate
  • Offer support and advise about alternative services in the community that can be resourced to promote independence
  • Transfer closed cases to appropriate reviewing teams
  • Working within the legislation of the Care Act 2014 by responding to Safeguarding referrals, assessing risks, planning strategy meetings, undertaking effective enquiries, and contribute to safeguarding plans to ensure outcomes are consistent with those identified by the service user and carers
  • Maintain client records in accordance with council policy.
  • Respond to new and changed legislation in respect of Adult Services and implement as directed

Requirements:

  • HCPC registered
  • Eligible to work in the UK
  • A full UK license holder

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 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: 0207 046 6204
Contact: Alex Lawton

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