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Social Worker – Lewisham – CHC Team

Liquid Personnel is currently recruiting for a Social Worker to join a busy Continuing Health Care Team based in Lewisham.

This is a complex pathway which involves completing mental capacity assessments, best interest decisions, and completion of decision support tools (DSTs). With a view of presenting cases to CHC panel for funding ratification.

What’s in it for you as a Social Worker?

  • Flexible working available
  • Long term contract
  • Supportive team and management
  • Progression opportunities

Your main responsibilities as a Social Worker:

  • To be the key point of contact within Health and Social Care services for eligible clients completing Discharge to Assess Passports, assessments and reassessments of need / resource entitlement within the context of a strength based and “Home First” approach.
  • To use the Home first approach at white boards and MDMs. Prevent non acute /social admissions.
  • Provide high quality information to vulnerable adults, carer’s and relevant stakeholders in order to promote wellbeing and prevention initiatives.
  • Work in partnership with appropriate health, housing and community stakeholders for the benefit of vulnerable adults around i.e. signposting, referrals, multi-disciplinary working, joint assessments and relevant meetings.
  • Develop personalised support / care plans with individuals, their unpaid carers and other stakeholders as appropriate.  Or, to act as a point of contact for the client, their unpaid carers or an external support planner / broker who may be developing the support plan.
  • Putting the person at the centre of the process, facilitate the selection of support services, activities or other routes to achieve outcomes and meet needs.
  • Support people to find creative, individual and efficient ways of solving problems or challenges in their lives, including strengthening family or social connections.

What we are looking for in a Social Worker:

  • Social Work England registration
  • Eligible to work in the UK
  • Hold a full UK licence
  • Post-qualified experience
  • Degree level or equivalent in Social Work

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
  • Free access to Liquid’s exclusive social work training and CPD portal
  • 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 £250 for each social worker you refer who we successfully place*
  • “Find your own job” bonus – get £250 for bringing your own position to us *

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.



Social Worker – Lewisham – CHC Team

Job details
Sector: Social work
Location: Lewisham
Salary: £32 - £35 phr
Type: Temporary