Qualified Social Worker

Recruiter
Starting Point Recruitment
Location
Chasetown
Salary
£24 per hour
Posted
11 Aug 2017
Closes
19 Sep 2017
Sector
General
Contract Type
Full Time

Starting Point Recruitment / Step to Work are currently recruiting for Qualified Social Workers across the Walsall area.

The Role:

  • Integrated working with health and partnership working with voluntary agencies
  • Leading safeguarding enquiries, with support and direction from AP or TM
  • Completing safeguarding enquiries, and concerns within the specified local timescales (2 days for concern) – (28 days for enquiry)
  • Managing workload and contributing to supervision and workload management.
  • Managing a caseload of cases, and turning cases around within 31 days from the point of allocation.
  • Presenting cases to funding panel, clearly and concisely.
  • Completing evidence based and asset focussed assessments, and support plans.
  • Completing risk assessments to inform judgements around support planning safeguarding and assessments of capacity.
  • Team working, joint working with colleagues where appropriate.
  • Taking part and contributing to team meetings.
  • Completing assessments of mental capacity where required.
  • Completion of Court of protection paperwork, and liasing with legal services where appropriate.
  • Sign posting individuals to services in the community in order to prevent and delay longer term needs.
  • Having a good understanding, and working knowledge of Care Act 2014
  • Completing carers assessments, and support plans
  • Sign posting carers where appropriate to services to support them in their caring role.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a dynamic team with access to many opportunities across the region.

All candidates applying for this role must have an enhanced DBS, an up to date HCPC Registration, A valid Driving Licence, Business insurance, Right to work and proof of NI and Address. In addition applicants must be able to supply references covering a 5 year period.

If you are interested in this role please contact Lea on or call .