Social Worker

South London, London
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Job Summary

  • Job Reference: TW1234_1563355171
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Date Posted: 2019-07-17
  • Location: South London, London
  • Job Status: FullTime
  • Closing Date: 2019-09-15
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  • Tradewind Social Care Recruitment

We are currently recruiting a Social Worker to join the adult social care delivery team within the London Borough of Lambeth.

Job Purpose:

  • To create a change in people's lives by using social work methods, models and tools and helping them to become as independent as is possible whilst managing any risks of harm or neglect they may face
  • To make professional judgements in the context of the relevant legal and policy frameworks.
  • To carry out assessments of their needs for care and support, to organise how those needs will be met and to put those plans in action
  • To review any plans and reassess plans when relevant
  • To carry out adult safeguarding enquires and to support the work of others involved
  • Put in action any safeguarding plans that meet their wishes and circumstances
  • To spot any possible opportunities or problems and to take action to capitalise on opportunities or to resolve problems
  • Proactively get involved in projects that are outside of the immediate work area
  • Takes the time to get to know others and their perspective and create a strong bond with care users
  • Empowers and supports people to make the right choices and co-design future services.

Requirements:

  • Social Care degree and HCPC registration
  • Need to have a clear understanding of the care act 2014 and other issues relevant to adult social care
  • Experience of undertaking adult safeguarding enquires
  • Successful completion of the ASYE programme
  • Previous experience of successfully holding complex cases
  • Must have a professional qualification in social work and must be registered with the health and care professions council
  • Must show an in-depth understanding of people's feelings, show empathy and understand underlying issues.
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