Qualified Social Worker – Older Persons

Social Care
£26 to £28 Per Hour
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Qualified Social Worker – Older Persons

To carry a workload reflecting increasing complexity, risk, uncertainty and challenge in line with the capability of a Social Worker with a minimum of one year’s post qualification experience in a social work role. Regular supervision will be in accordance with the departmental supervision policy. Please only send candidates who can demonstrate sound knowledge of current legislation, policy and procedures and frameworks; Safeguarding of Vulnerable Adults, Continuing Healthcare, Mental Capacity Act and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards, Government initiatives and best practice.

To work with relevant current legislation and procedural framework in collaboration with service users in a specified service area, to assess their needs, identify options for meeting those needs, negotiate and review appropriate care within the Department’s priorities in line with the principles of personalisation and to ensure that care and support is person centred and as far as possible to empower service users have control over their lives.

To Promote autonomy and development with vulnerable adults who have complex social care needs due to disability, exclusion, or diminished capacity and to work with them and their carers, liaise with service providers from within the Department or other agencies, as necessary

- Relevant professional qualification (Degree in Social Work or equivalent) and current HCPC registration.
- Evidence of successful completion of Assessed and Supported Year in Employment (ASYE) or equivalent proven practice and successful probationary period.( Minimum of 1 year)
- Evidence of knowledge and increasing understanding of the values and principles underpinning working with vulnerable

Start Date

For more information please contact Mark on 01992 513777 (Option 3) or by email Mark.Thompson@evergoodassociates.co.uk