Senior Social Worker SW0205

  • Type: Full Time
  • Location: Berkshire
  • Role: Rolling temp contract
  • Salary: to £35 per hour
  • Reference: SW0205
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SW Locums are searching for a competent and UK experienced Senior Social Worker to work in an established multi professional statutory assessment team in Wokingham.

In the role you will be responsible for the supervision of team members and will undertake assessments for people in the community in the early stages of the Adult Social Care Pathway using a Strengths Based Approach.

This will be to establish eligibility for Social Care services in line with the Care Act (2014) framework, and will also involve meeting immediate need to manage risk. Completing Safeguarding investigations and working with the Mental Capacity Act will be an integral part of the role.

The role also includes supporting to take a lead role in managing the responsiveness of the Adult Social Care Duty Team.

This will involve providing a range of appropriate, professional support giving information, advice and signposting to adults with care and support needs and their carers and maximising use of social capital and community services.

The role provides the opportunity to work with adults with a broad range of needs including people with learning disabilities, physical disabilities, older people and people with dementia. It also involves completing Carers Assessments and providing information, advice and support to Carers.

At SW Locums you will get:

  • Unrivalled service.
  • Fast and accurate rates of pay.
  • Support of FCSA and Professional Passport registered Umbrella companies.
  • Committed support with your own, vastly experienced and knowledgeable consultant.
  • Straight talking, conscientious and well informed advice.
  • Contact available 24/7.
  • Access to exclusive vacancies nationwide. and exclusive training.
  • Free DBS and compliance service.
  • Industry leading “Refer a Friend” recommendation scheme offering up to £300 for successfully placed referrals.*
  • Excellent “Find your own job” bonus – get £250 for bringing your own position to us *
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* Terms and conditions apply to our bonus scheme.