SW Locums are looking for a HCPC Registered, Qualified Social Worker with Experience of Undertaking Child and Family Assessments, S.47 inquiries and intervention and planning for `Children in Need`. A DBS will be required for this role.
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For this role, you will be required to use professional knowledge to assess, monitor and review social care needs of individuals, relatives and carers and to arrange the provision of appropriate care services.
The work involves a significant amount of admin (50%), can be stressful, requires lone working, often involves driving and may involve coping with aggressive behaviour. Must have significant knowledge, experience and specialist communication skills to gather information and make a full assessment of the risks, protection and social care needs of individuals, carers and families.
Must be capable of devising individual care plans based on needs and risks and take appropriate action, in conjunction with other agencies, to protect vulnerable people. Required to manage an agreed case load, offer support and guidance and monitor, review and reassess care packages/services to ensure continued effectiveness. Must be able to use paper and computerised case recording systems, produce reports and capture and analyse information. Some knowledge of care benefits, fees and allowances would be helpful.
Must hold a Social Work or other professional qualification relevant to the role eg DipSW, CQSW, DipOT, Community/District Nurse and be registered with a relevant professional body.
Must be able to assess risks, needs and information, and recognise problems. Understand philosophies, professional social work issues and the legal framework underpinning care services. Must be computer literate and have basic numeracy skills. Must be able to fulfil transport requirements. Must possess good communication skills with ability to negotiate with services users.