SW Locums require 6 Qualified Social Workers to provide a professional social work service to adults with a learning disability or mental health issues, their families and carers who are ordinary residents of Hammersmith and Fulham in line with the requirements of the Care Act 2014 and other appropriate legislation.
ALL Applicants must be registered with Social Work England and hold right to work in the UK.
The role holder will actively promote wellbeing and independence, to enable individuals and carers to retain or regain their skills and confidence and prevent, delay or reduce deterioration. They will engage effectively with families to facilitate contingency planning to anticipate complexity and changing circumstances.
They will ensure that as part of the assessment in accordance with s.9 and s13 or the Care Act 2014, NHS Continuing Healthcare is considered for all individuals, and where it is considered an individual has health care needs, a referral to the relevant health authority is made in a timely way.
They will also assist with the duty function of the team as required, providing immediate professional guidance on urgent issues, arranging immediate support to manage risk in line with a personalised approach and escalating issues of concern to more senior staff.
At SW Locums you will benefit from: