Adult's Social Worker Complex Team

Redbridge, London

Job Summary

  • Job Reference: TWHS401290_1600160331
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Date Posted: 2020-09-15
  • Location: Redbridge, London
  • Job Status: FullTime
  • Closing Date: 2020-11-14
  • Tradewind Social Care Recruitment

Tradewind Recruitment are currently recruiting for an Adult's Social Worker for the Complex Needs Team at Redbridge Council.

Main duties:

  • Undertake complex, holistic, person-centred assessments, care and support planning and reviews of people and carers with a range of complex needs, working within an integrated team using a multi-disciplinary framework
  • Expert understanding of the legal social care framework and all relevant policies and procedures
  • Undertake the legal and statutory duties of the post as required by the Care Act, Mental Capacity Act, Mental Health Act and any other relevant legislation
  • Provide a person-centred service which enables people to optimise and maximise their abilities, by utilising a strengths-based model and whole family approach to all interventions
  • Support people to maintain their independence, within their homes and by utilising support in the local community and their own personal network
  • To pro-actively support and work collaboratively with health colleagues to ensure people receive the required health and social care support within the community, are discharged from hospital within agreed timeframes with appropriate support mechanisms in place, prevent hospital admission and pro-actively work with the principles of admission avoidance
  • Manages the allocation of resources required to maintain independence through the use of Personal Budgets and explores all options that are available to people
  • Develop and maintain high professional standards, within your role and service and promote integrated working methods within the service
  • Take the lead in representing your team in working groups to develop service and practice improvements
  • Actively contribute to maintaining quality standards, and ensure self and staff development is maintained
  • Write court reports for the Court of Protection, magistrate and County Court in line with statutory duties and attends court to provide expert professional evidence as required

Skills and experience:

  • 2 years post qualifying experience
  • Demonstrate experience in developing good working relationships and partnership working with other departments and services within London Borough Redbridge
  • Diploma in social work or equivalent qualification
  • Be registered with Social Work England SWE
  • Clear Enhanced DBS check
  • 35 hour week

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Adult's Social Worker Complex Team

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