Supply Care Solutions are looking for a Social Worker to join the Locality West Team in Essex.
This is permanent job and the salary is between £29,909 to £36,153
This is an exciting opportunity for a dynamic Social Worker to work in the West Locality Team. The team are undergoing a large transformation programme across adult social care to develop person-centred pathways and practice which is enabling, supportive and developing communities to become more resilient. Working alongside health colleagues to prevent adults from being admitted to long term residential care and supporting interdependence with the community, you will support adults and their carer’s as a ‘change agent’ to build on their strengths, assets and abilities to self-manage. This post not only supports the statutory requirement for a Social Worker to undertake timely reviews, it also promotes an asset-based approach, maximising independence of the adult and reducing marginalisation. The position will ensure that through a person-centred approach that adults are assessed in a timely and appropriate manner to prevent adults from being admitted to long term residential care and supporting interdependence with the community and to return home as soon as possible, to ensure adults do not remain in placement any longer than is required which can have detrimental impact on their physical, emotional and mental wellbeing. You may be required to work in a variety of Social Work teams depending on the business need, there also might be a need to work outside the core hours and on weekends and bank holidays when required, including having some on-call responsibility when needed.
What you'll need to succeed
To be successful on this position you need to have a social work qualification and be registered with the HCPC. Previous experience of working with within the adults sector is essential for this job as is the ability to write up assessments and make judgements quickly and effectively. You must have also completed your ASYE.
If you are interested in this position please apply online or call us on 020 8506 1111